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Ian Pace (piano)

6th May 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Howard Skempton: a 70th birthday celebration
Howard Skempton is one of the most influential and distinguished of living British composers. In a wide-ranging tribute to this remarkable composer, pianist Ian Pace traces influences from Erik Satie through to the present day, including a new commission from Skempton himself.

Pre-concert talk at 6.45pm: John White in conversation with Howard Skempton
with a complimentary glass of wine/juice


John White: Piano Sonata No 178 (WP)– LM commission, dedicated to Howard Skempton
Morton Feldman: Vertical Thoughts IV
Cornelius Cardew: Unintended Piano Music
Cornelius Cardew: The East is Red
Howard Skempton: Well, well, Cornelius
Howard Skempton: Toccata (in memoriam Morton Feldman)
David Power: Becalmed (WP)
James Whittle: this piece gets more magical every time someone writes ill of it
Satie: Sports et Divertissements

Sofia Gubaidulina: Musical Toys (a selection)
Edward Caine: Short Waltz 1 (WP)
Edward Caine: Rhapsody for Howard (WP)
Steve Crowther: Michael Dances (WP)
Howard Skempton: Tender Melody
Peter Reynolds: Far Down in the Forrest
John White: Piano Sonata No 95
Howard Skempton: Piece in Old Style (WP) – LM commission


6th May 2017
7:30 pm
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St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel
St. Saviourgate
York, YO1 8NQ United Kingdom
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