Chroma Ensemble Franco Donatoni: Arpège (12’) Richard Causton: Phoenix (13’) Niccolò Castiglioni: Tropi (10’) Andrew Thomas: Kettle’s Yard Commission (8’) Fabio Vacchi: Dai calanchi di sabbiuno (UK première 7’) Chroma is one of the most dynamic new music ensembles working in the UK at the moment. An Italian programme including the UK première of Fabio Vacchi’s hauntingly beautiful ‘Dai calanchi di sabbiuno’, an elegy to the victims of a wartime massacre in Bologna. Richard Causton’s ‘Phoenix’ (the recipient of a Royal Philharmonic Society Award) and works by one of his teachers Franco Donatoni and one of his students: Andrew Thomas. 16 February
Anton Lukoszevieze, cello & Mark Knoop, piano The Michael Harrison Concert New works by John Woolrich, Camberwell Composers Collective, Richard Baker, Kenneth Hesketh, Anton Lukoszevieze and Stephen Montague. World premières of new works especially written as tributes to the late Michael Harrison, former Director of Kettle’s Yard, by each of the composers he appointed as Kettle’s Yard New Music Associates, played by cellist Anton Lukoszevieze (also formerly a Kettle’s Yard New Music Associate).
… Knoop plays a new idea of virtuosity. Where to pluck that string exactly, hit the wooden frame exactly; how to place those isolated, out-ofcontext chords on the keyboard for maximum impact – each sound first felt, then diligently executed and heard (Philip Clark, Gramophone)
Published on Dec 27, 2013
We are delighted to announce the return of the New Music Concert series. 2014’s series is programmed by Kettle's Yard New Music Associate Ri...