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Vijay Iyer

London Piano Festival

Sat 8 Oct
Jazz

Vijay Iyer

London Piano Festival

A rare solo performance from the multi-award-winning, shape-shifting American pianist and composer, making his debut at the London Piano Festival.


Described by The New York Times  as a ‘social conscience, multimedia collaborator, system builder, rhapsodist, historical thinker and multicultural gateway’, composer-pianist Vijay Iyer has carved out a unique path as an influential, prolific, shape-shifting presence in twenty-first-century music. He received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, a Grammy nomination, and was voted  Downbeat Magazine’s Jazz Artist of the Year four times in the last decade.

Iyer’s releases include 2021’s Uneasy (ECM) with Linda May Han Oh on bass and Tyshawn Sorey on drums; The Transitory Poems (ECM Records, 2019) with pianist Craig Taborn;  Far From Over (ECM, 2017) with the Vijay Iyer Sextet;  A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke (ECM, 2016) with composer-trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith;  Break Stuff (ECM, 2015) with the Vijay Iyer Trio; the score to the film  Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi (ECM, 2014) by filmmaker Prashant Bhargava; and  Holding it Down: The Veterans’ Dreams Project (Pi Recordings, 2013) with poet-performer Mike Ladd.

Iyer’s concert works have been commissioned by Brentano Quartet, Lutoslawski Quartet, Ethel, Brooklyn Rider, Imani Winds, American Composers Orchestra, Bang on a Can All-Stars, The Silk Road Ensemble, International Contemporary Ensemble, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, LAPhil Group for New Music, and soloists Matt Haimowitz, Claire Chase, Mishka Rushdie Momen, Shai Wosner, and Jennifer Koh. Iyer teaches at Harvard University.

Date:Sat 8 Oct
Start time:8pm (Doors: 7.30pm)
Venue:Hall One
Price:£20.00-£30.00
+ £3 booking fee.

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