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Alternate Time Flows

Dame Evelyn Glennie & O/Modernt Quartet

Fri 2 Mar 2018

Alternate Time Flows

Dame Evelyn Glennie & O/Modernt Quartet

áskell Másson Frum
Purcell Chacony in G minor, Z730
Janáček String Quartet No. 1 Kreutzer Sonata
Beethoven Grosse Fuge
Osvaldo Golijov Tenebrae
Tenney Having never written a note for percussion
Albert Schnelzer Apollonian Dances (new arr. for string quartet and percussion)
Evelyn Glennie percussion
O/Modernt Quartet

Dame Evelyn Glennie joins the O/Modernt Quartet with Hugo Ticciati, Daniel Rowland, Gareth Lubbe and Julian Arp for a programme that explodes, condenses and stretches time.

While Janáček compresses an entire opera into his coruscating Kreutzer Sonata quartet, and Áskell Másson’s high-velocity Frum hurls a stream of rhythmic events at the listener, Golijov’s Tenebrae opens up twilit, contemplative space. While in his Grosse Fuge Beethoven tussles mightily with complex harmony and cross-rhythms, James Tenney’s Having never written a note for percussion explores just a single pitch.

The evening ends with a new arrangement of Albert Schnelzer’s dynamic Apollonian Dances for percussion and string quartet, specially commissioned for Time Unwrapped.

Hugo Ticciati, artist-in-residence for Time Unwrapped, also performs:
21 Jan Portrait – Hugo Ticciati & Friends
11 May Time Stands Still – Hugo Ticciati, Víkingur Ólafsson & Miyoko Shida Rigolo
21 Sep Looping Time – Hugo Ticciati & O/Modernt
1 Dec Mozart’s Requiem – Hugo Ticciati, O/Modernt, VOCES8 & soloists
5 Dec Quartet for the End of Time – Hugo Ticciati & Friends

Date:Fri 2 Mar 2018
Start time:7.30pm (Doors: 7pm)
Venue:Hall One

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