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Kelly Moran & Missy Mazzoli

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Kelly Moran and Missy Mazzoli playing piano together

Warp artist Kelly Moran and Grammy-nominated composer Missy Mazzoli collaborate in a UK performance premiere – performing two new pieces for piano alongside performances of their own material.

Two composing worlds collide in an evening that sees solo sets from both artists, an appearance from guest violinist, Etienne Abelin, and culminates in the performance of two new collaborative pieces. As Moran’s piece contrasts prepared piano with the clean sound of an unprepared piano, Mazzoli’s makes use of four hands on one piano – as the two explore the limits of piano composition.

In her solo work, Moran works the piano into a synth soundscape with dazzling inflections of jazz and dream pop, neoclassical and metal, darkness and light. Here she performs acoustic settings of her work.

Missy Mazzoli, Mead Composer-in-Residence at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, creates chamber, orchestral and operatic work and is one of the first two women to receive a commission from the Metropolitan Opera House.
 

Please note that this event will now take place at St Giles' Cripplegate, all tickets remain valid and seating is unreserved.

Doors: 7pm

Start time: 7.30pm

Approximate running time: 80 minutes, no interval

Please note all timings are approximate and subject to change

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