Reverberations: The Influence of Steve Reich - Session 2

Featuring Kronos Quartet, Mark Stewart, Clogs and So Percussion

7 May 2011 / 14:00
LSO St Lukeís

£20 / 25

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Best known as guitarist with The National, Bryce Dessner is also an increasingly influential composer. Here the Kronos Quartet give the world premiere of his new string quartet before his other band Clogs play a set of their own.

Bryce Dessner Tenebre Kronos Quartet (World premiere - Barbican co-commission)**
Scott Johnson It Raged from How it Happens (The Voice of I.F. Stone) Kronos Quartet
Michael Gordon Clouded Yellow (UK premiere) Kronos Quartet
Steve Reich Electric Counterpoint Derek Johnson
David Lang The so-called laws of nature So Percussion
Plus a performance by Clogs

Reverberations podcast (Steve Reich, Kronos Quartet, Bryce Dessner, Owen Pallett, Tyondai Braxton & more) by Barbican Music

FreeStage performances (Barbican foyers)
Formed in Singapore in 2008, Jetsam create and perform original and commissioned works and contemporary repertoire. With backgrounds in classical music, dance/electronic music, and song writing, the bandís unique sound seeks to blend these influences with their shared experiences from around the world.

An ensemble made up of performers from Bang On a Can, Jetsam, and Guildhall School Musicians will perform Brian Enoís seminal piece Music For Airports.

Donald Lindsay will be performing one of Julia Wolfe's pieces, LAD.

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This event is part of:
Spring Contemporary Events 11

Produced by the Barbican

** Bryce Dessner's Tenebre was commissioned for the Kronos Quartet by the family and friends of Laurence Glyn Neff in celebration of his 50th birthday, the Barbican, London, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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