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Dame Evelyn Glennie & O/Modernt Quartet at Kings Place

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Askell Masson Frum

Purcell Chacony in G minor, Z730

Janacek String Quartet No. 1 Kreutzer Sonata

Beethoven Grosse Fuge

Osvaldo Golijov Tenebrae

Tenney Having never written a note for percussion

Albert Schnelzer Apollonian Dances (new arr. for string quartet and percussion)

Evelyn Glennie percussion

O/Modernt Quartet

Dame Evelyn Glennie joins the O/Modernt Quartet with Hugo Ticciati, Daniel Rowland, Gareth Lubbe and Julian Arp for a programme that explodes, condenses and stretches time.

While Janacek compresses an entire opera into his coruscating Kreutzer Sonata quartet, and Askell Masson's high-velocity Frum hurls a stream of rhythmic events at the listener, Golijov's Tenebrae opens up twilit, contemplative space. While in his Grosse Fuge Beethoven tussles mightily with complex harmony and cross-rhythms, James Tenney's Having never written a note for percussion explores just a single pitch.

The evening ends with a new arrangement of Albert Schnelzer's dynamic Apollonian Dances for percussion and string quartet, specially commissioned for Time Unwrapped

Venue Details & Map

Kings Place

90 York Way
N1 9AG
+44 (0)20 7520 1460
Public transport:
Kings Cross St Pancras International Euston

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