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Matmos and London Contemporary Orchestra

Supported by Sarah Nicolls and Micromattic

26 - 27 May 2009 / 20:00
Village Underground

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£12 (£8 concessions) UNRESERVED STANDING

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Hugh Brunt Conductor

An adventurous collaboration between musical worlds is headlined by one of the giants of the electronic music scene, Matmos, performing with members of the LCO on material from Supreme Balloon arranged by the young composer Anna Meredith. In the hands of pianist Sarah Nicolls, that most familiar of instruments becomes augmented and reinvented for the 21st century, a bespoke contraption pushing at the boundaries of performance. LCO’s first commission of the season comes from Howard Quin and Micromattic, a thrilling audio-visual installation integrating live performance, electronic soundtracks and fractal animation.

“What we do is not experimental music in the sense of a lot of people’s work where it’s, “We did the experiment; these are the results.” We want to make something that’s listenable music.”

M.C. Schmidt, Matmos

Promoted by London Contemporary Orchestra


Matmos and London Contemporary Orchestra


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