Barbican Concerts

LSO Futures: Contemporary Chamber Works

Sat 13 Apr 2013 5pm - Barbican Hall, London

Overview

François-Xavier Roth

François-Xavier Roth

Futures

Futures

VARÈSE Ionisations for Percussion
JASON YARDE Modo Hit Blow for Brass and Percussion* (world premiere, LSO commission)
STRAVINSKY Symphonies of Wind Instruments
JOHN ADAMS Chamber Symphony

François-Xavier Roth conductor
Jason Yarde saxophone
Andrew McCormack piano
LSO Chamber Ensembles

The first of two concerts masterminded by François-Xavier Roth, which place new commissions against the backdrop of 20th-century classics that continue to inspire. Here, dazzling inventions in instrumental sound are explored by LSO chamber ensembles, alongside the world premiere of Modo Hit Blow for brass and percussion by Jason Yarde, Panufnik and UBS Sound Adventures: Pioneers Scheme alumnus.


Tickets: £10 £15 £19.50
Student tickets: £6 through Student Pulse

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  1. Phil Holmes
    At the barbican for the #LSOfutures gig. Looking forward to some classical beats, if there is such a thing.
    8:42 PM Apr 13th
  2. LSO Soundhub
    RT @londonsymphony;: We'll be interviewing some of the composers involved in Futures Week. First up, @cjsmayo;: t.co/rIM89BtmWs #lsofutures
    11:07 AM Apr 12th

 

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Sat 13 Apr 6.30pm, Barbican Foyers
Young Composers Showcase

Be the first to discover the next generation of composing talent in this free performance on the Barbican foyers, as young composers aged 14–18 showcase some of the music they’ve developed in workshops during the day.
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