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Fri 8 Nov 2019


Vivian Fung Birdsong (UK premiere)
Sofia Gubaidulina Dancer on a Tightrope
Olga Neuwirth Quasare/Pulsare
Tamar Diesendruck Unruly Strands (UK premiere)
Franghiz Ali-zadeh Sabil Hayagi
Midori violin
Ieva Jokubaviciute piano

Renowned violinist, educator and cultural leader Midori has been inspiring audiences with her graceful artistry for more than 30 years.

A passionate advocate of the new, Midori brings to Venus Unwrapped her unique sequence of works by living female composers, including the Azerbaijani Ali-Zadeh’s evocative Sabil Hayagi and the exquisite rhapsody that is Vivian Fung’s Birdsong.

At the heart of the programme lies Sofia Gubaidulina’s poetic masterpiece Dancer on a Tightrope, in which the violinist performs a spectacular high-wire act above the otherworldly sounds and incantations of the prepared piano. A tour de force not to be missed!

Watch a short video introduction to Midori’s programme.

Date:Fri 8 Nov 2019
Start time:7.30pm (Doors: 7pm)
Venue:Hall One

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