|Zoë Martlew||Atma (world premiere)|
|Phillip Cashain||Volvelles (world premiere)|
|Oliver Coates||False Repeating Memory (world premiere)|
|Mark Simpson||Darkness Moves (world premiere with electronics)|
|Mark Simpson and Oliver Coates||Free form improvisation|
Mark Simpson makes his Luminate debut in a new collaboration with Oliver Coates.
Featuring a first half of world premiere performances of new works for solo clarinet and electronics by Mark Simpson, Oliver Coates, Zoë Martlew and Philip Cashian – followed by a second half of free form improvisation with Oliver Coates and Mark Simpson.
Leading composer and clarinettist Mark Simpson is a galvanising creative force in the UK music scene: his latest work, a violin concerto, was premiered by Nicola Benedetti and the LSO this year to wide acclaim, his opera Pleasure and oratorio The Immortal were described as ‘a genuine coup’ and ‘thrilling’. He’s also a member of Kaleidoscope Ensemble and appears as a soloist internationally.
Oliver Coates is a composer, cellist, electronic producer and experimental musician who releases on RVG Intl. He has opened for both Thom Yorke and Radiohead, and performed a headline set for David Lynch at Manchester International Festival in 2019. He has curated two editions of Deep Minimalism at the Southbank Centre.
‘…almost unspeakably beautiful, the kind of thing you might request to have played at your funeral’ Pitchfork