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Musicon NEW MUSIC focus – 1

Sat 23 Feb , 7:30 pm

| £10

The Ives Ensemble return to Durham with three concerts of music from the last 50 years, and focussing on pieces by Alvin Lucier and Aldo Clementi – two composers whose enigmatic works stand out for their inventiveness and a purity of artistic vision.

Rik Andriessen – flute
Hans Petra – clarinet
John Snijders – piano
Josje ter Haar – violin
Job ter Haar – cello

Programme:
Alvin Lucier – In Memoriam Jon Higgins
Aldo Clementi – Dedica
Joanna Baillie – Artificial Environments No.1 to 5
James Tenney – Spectrum 7
Christian Winther-Christensen – Nachtmusik

This first concert includes some breathtaking microtonal works by Tenney and Lucier, alongside a canonic masterpiece by Clementi, Baillie’s innovative reimagining of environmental sounds in an instrumental fabric, and Winther-Cristensen’s refreshing textural flair to make the sounds of the night visible.

The Ives Ensemble director and pianist, John Snijders, will give a pre-festival talk n the Music Department Lecture Room at 18.00 on Saturday 23rd February.

Individual concert tickets: £10, students £4, under-18s free, available online from the link below, or on the door.

Festival pass: £20, Students £7 (see MUSICON website below for details)

Details

Date: Sat 23 Feb

Time: 7:30 pm

Tickets: £10

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Venue

Durham University Music School
Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RL

Musicians

Ives Ensemble

Website: http://ives-ensemble.nl/

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