Jasmin Kent Rodgman presents CONTOUR

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An LSO Jerwood Composer+ Concert

Sat 6 Oct 2018 7.00pm - 9.00pm
LSO St Luke's, London

KAIJA SAARIAHO Selections from Maa
SOHRAB UDUMAN Breath Across Autumnal Ground
JASMIN KENT RODGMAN feat. HEMABHARATHY PALANI idol lost (world premiere)
QUINTA feat. PIEDAD ALBARRACIN Themistocles is Captured
OLIVER COATES feat. FAYE READER (THE HOUSE OF ABSOLUTE) Innocent Love
JASMIN KENT RODGMAN feat. ALEXANDRINA HEMSLEY CONTOUR (world premiere)

Jane Chapman harpsichord 
Quinta musical saw 
George Jackson conductor 
Pasha Mansurov flute 
Oliver Pashley bass clarinet 
Paul Stoneman percussion 
Jane Chapman harpsichord 
Colin Alexander cello

Hemabharathy Palani dancer / choreographer 
Patricia Okenwa choreographer
Julia Cheng choreographer
Piedad Albaraccin dancer
House of Absolute
Alexandrina Hemsley writer / dancer / choreographer

Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions)

£0.60 online booking fee, £0.70 telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

Step into new worlds and tear down your idols. Music meets dance, film and electronics in an evening exploring movement: the body, sound and geography.

Built around the imagery of doors and the crossing of waters, we step into a soundworld of journeys and yearning through Kaija Saariaho’s ballet Maa, and Sohrab Uduman’s Breath Across Autumnal Ground, featuring celebrated harpsichordist Jane Chapman.

We’re then transported to Bangalore, India, where Jasmin Kent Rodgman’s music and Hemabharathy Palani’s dance meet. idol lost is a new experimental dance film with live score, performed by LSO Ensemble.

Keeping us moving, music by Quinta and Oliver Coates fuse elements of electronica, house and ambient footwork, accompanied by powerful performances by dance artist Piedad Albarracin Seiquer and contemporary/hip-hop company, House of Absolute.

Completing the journey, Alexandrina Hemsley and Jasmin Kent Rodgman present the concert’s finale CONTOUR, an expression of the female form and self-censorship.

Not suitable for under-12s

Generously supported by
Jerwood Charitable Foundation
Arts Council England

With thanks to
Attakkalari Dance Centre