Explorations Weekend: Session One

Music by John Adams, Steve Reich, Philip Glass and more from two pioneering ensembles

17 May 2014 / 13:00
LSO St Luke’s

£15 plus booking fee*

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This concert is now SOLD OUT. You can still hear Kronos Quartet in Session Two.

Kronos Quartet performs Steve Reich’s piece for string quartet and tape Different Trains (1988), while
Ireland’s leading contemporary ensemble, Crash Ensemble presents Philip Glass’s Beckett-inspired Company (1984) and Rzewski’s minimalist masterpiece Coming Together – featuring Gavin Friday, former frontman of seminal post-punk band Virgin Prunes. 

John Adams Shaker Loops
Philip Glass Company
Frederic Rzewski Coming Together
Steve Reich Different Trains
Sam Amidon / Nico Muhly The Only Tune
Louis Andriessen Workers Union
Donnacha Dennehy One Hundred Goodbyes (Céad Slán)

Kronos Quartet
Crash Ensemble
Gavin Friday vocals
Sam Amidon vocals

This session will finish at approximately 4.30pm.

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Part of Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records
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