Wacław Zimpel and Jakub Ziołek are two of the most celebrated and prolific Polish artists of the younger generation. Their output consist of many albums recorded mostly in collaboration with other artists and with special
Jean-Michel Blais is a Montreal-based piano virtuoso and composer. His music is influenced by a range of composers and pianists such as Frédéric Chopin, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Maurice Ravel, classical minimalists (Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Erik Satie), and modern composers such as Chilly Gonzales and Yann Tiersen.
Perhaps the most influential woman of 20th-century music, Nadia Boulanger is an icon in the story of classical music, having taught an impressive list of musical titans. Aurora Players curate a night inspired by Boulanger’s legendary salons...
As a pre-concert event to Songs of the Soil with Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier wanted to show Phie Ambo’s beautifully- filmed, award-winning documentary Good Things Await, about a biodynamic farm in northern Denmark, and its farmer.
The critically-acclaimed 12 ensemble return to Kings Place with a specially curated programme of works by Max Richter. Long-term collaborators of the composer, the 12 ensemble will be performing the ground-breaking Four Seasons: Recomposed with
Voice of the Whale performed under blue light by anonymous, masked musicians, on instruments that are amplified and modified. This is music from another dimension, an undersea world which audiences will experience on stage, together with our players.
Laura Cannell’s Modern Ritual is ancient, modern, experimental, real, fictional, personal, folkloric. It explores human and mechanical rituals, failure of ritual and provides a platform to premiere new works in the UK.
Natural Order is an immersive new work by composer, Ben Corrigan. Featuring a new, co-written text in collaboration with award winning vocalist, Lauren Kinsella that she will perform live alongside new music pioneers the London Contemporary Orchestra.
Commissioned as part of a unique project in London Sinfonietta’s 50th Anniversary Season, Matthew Herbert’s more, more, more is his response to photographer Andreas Gursky’s photograph of a landfill site in Chimalhuacán, Mexico City. Herbert’s music comments