Total Immersion: The Music of Louis Andriessen

13 February 2016 / 13:00

A free introduction to this Total Immersion day, featuring Louis Andriessen and in conversation with Tom Service about his life and music and a concert from students from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Andriessen's hard-hitting, propulsive music burst on to the international scene in bold response to the American Minimalists. His dynamic, jazz-influenced art has proved a provocative and invigorating force in European music, while his collaborations with film-makers such as Peter Greenaway have pushed forward the boundaries of musical theatre and cinematic technique.

Programme & Performers

Talk & concert

Louis Andriessen in conversation about his life and music with Tom Service.

Louis Andriessen

De Volharding

Guildhall New Music Ensemble
Geoffrey Paterson

Please note: In a change to what was previously advertised, The Guildhall New Music Ensemble will not perform De Staat, in favour of the above programme.

Other events in the Total Immersion Day:
3pm Concert
6.30pm free performance
8pm Concert

This event is part of:
Andriessen: M is for Man, Music & Mystery

Promoted by BBC Symphony Orchestra


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