Aurora Orchestra: Battle

Part of New Moves 2012

13 July 2012 / 19:30
LSO St Luke’s

Tickets: £12, £18, £25 (20% student discount)

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Biber Battalia
Shostakovich (arr Barshai) String Quartet No 3
Holst (arr Iain Farrington) 'Mars' and 'Venus' from The Planets
Julian Philips New work for chamber orchestra and breakers
Plus B-Boy/Orchestral battle (live crew battle with orchestrated hip-hop)

With dancers from BBoy's Attic and Company Decalage
Mickaël 'Marso' Rivière choreographer
Nicholas Collon conductor
Aurora Orchestra

Juxtaposing breaking (breakdance) and orchestral music as never previously attempted, Battle sees Aurora collaborate with acclaimed breaker collective Company Decalage and choreographer Mickaël ‘Marso’ Rivière. An explosive programme ranges from the virtuosic baroque fireworks of Biber’s Battalia to an orchestral arrangement of Shostakovich’s monumental Third String Quartet, and a new commission from Julian Philips for chamber orchestra and breakers.

Promoted by Aurora Orchestra in association with LSO Productions Ltd with support from Arts Council England and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation.


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