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Son et Lumière featuring Piers Adams

3rd June 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Son et Lumière is a mesmerising new 45-minute multimedia work by composer Chris Gander and video artist John Baker. The piece explores ‘how we are in unity with the environment around us and beyond’ through relationships between the cycles of life and nature.

Recorder maestro Piers Adams and percussionists Adam Bushell and Rosie Bergonzi will also perform a selection of solo works from around the globe, including music by Toru Takemitsu, John Cage, Bo Linde and Maki Ishii. Contemporary arrangements of Mediaeval, Baroque and Impressionist pieces complete this stunning programme.

Anon. (14th Century): Saltarello and Lament
Howard Skempton: Tandem
Jacob van Eyck: The Nightingale
Hans-Martin Linde: Music for a Bird
Toru Takemitsu: Cross Hatch
Maki Ishii: Black Intention I
John Cage: Dream
Johann Sebastian Bach: Siciliano and Allegro
Trad.: Cutting Branches
Chris Gander: Son et Lumière


3rd June 2017
7:30 pm
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St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel
St. Saviourgate
York, YO1 8NQ United Kingdom
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