7th May 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Yorkshire-based ensemble Spelk presents a transatlantic programme, including a rare performance of the complete Living Room Music by John Cage, Canadian composer Monica Pierce’s new studies for piano and toy piano, a new piece by Derek O’Connell and the premiere of 1520 Sedgwick Avenue by the group’s artistic director Nick Williams, celebrating old school hip hop culture.
Note that — unusually for a lunchtime concert — at 12.15 there will also be a pre-concert discussion with Monica Pierce about her work.
Iain Harrison — saxophones
Murphy McCaleb — bass trombone
Kate Ledger — piano/keyboards
Tim Brooks — piano/keyboards
Nick Williams — artistic associate