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The Lock In: Travels with My Trombone

Nature Unwrapped / Mozart’s Piano

Sat 20 Jun

The Lock In: Travels with My Trombone

Nature Unwrapped / Mozart’s Piano

Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel
Jan Sandström A Short Ride on a Motorbike
Schubert (arr. Marijana Janevska) Winterreise
Schubert (arr. Matthew Gee) Winter Journey
Matthew Gee trombone

Join Aurora’s Principal Trombone, Matthew Gee, for a late-night musical journey through the bittersweet landscapes of Vaughan Williams’ Songs of Travel, the fierce chill of Schubert’s Winterreise and the dizzying terrains of Jan Sandström’s A Short Ride on a Motorbike.

Marijana Janevska’s creative reimagining of excerpts from Schubert’s Winterreise (Winter Journey) is scored for solo trombone and bass clarinet, piano, accordion, percussion and double bass, and brings bold new colours and textures to this iconic song cycle.

Also featuring is Jan Sandström’s richly evocative A Short Ride on a Motorbike for trombone and tape, a reduction of the composer’s acclaimed Motorbike Concerto which presents a modern musical retelling of Odysseus as he travels the world with his trombone.

With performances of other inventive new arrangements of Vaughan Williams and Schubert for solo trombone, this Lock-In promises to be a fascinating exploration of this most expressive, flexible and surprising of instruments.

Book this evening’s concert: Aurora Orchestra with Imogen Cooper.

Part of The Lock-In series at Kings Place:

As the lights go down in Hall One, we move across to Hall Two to grab a drink and settle in for a revelatory late-night series. Curated by Aurora Principal Players, each intimate and informal performance takes you on a journey of musical discovery across diverse genres and art forms.

Expect eclectic musical encounters that unfold in new and surprising ways, from entering otherworldly dimensions in electronic music to learning the steps to a rip-roaring hoedown to meeting a pterodactyl in the most unlikely of circumstances.

These informal events take place in Hall Two, with bar service available in the Hall throughout. Doors open at 9.15pm with live music starting approximately 9.30pm. Events last c. 60 minutes.

Please note that this is a mixed seating / standing event – seating is limited. Please call the Box Office on 020 7520 1490 or email to discuss your access requirements.

Date & start time:Sat 20 Jun – 9.15pm
Venue:Hall Two
+ £3 booking fee.

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