London Contemporary Orchestra returns to the Roundhouse as part of a series of immersive gigs in and around Ron Arad’s 360° installation, Curtain Call. The evening will feature world premieres of two new commissions by composers Mica Levi and CHAINES.
Morton Feldman Rothko Chapel
CHAINES new work (world premiere – LCO commission)
John Tavener Svyati
Mica Levi new work (world premiere – LCO commission)
Yoko Ono Sky Piece to Jesus Christ
Bespoke visuals come from Nicol Vizioli, UniversalAssemblyUnit, Ioana Sisea, Pavel Samokhvalov and Hannah Perry.
Winner of the Ensemble category at the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards 2015, the LCO has established itself as one of the UK’s most innovative and respected ensembles – promoting the best new music and cross-arts collaborations to an increasingly wide audience.
Formed in 2008 by co-Artistic Directors Robert Ames and Hugh Brunt, the LCO has collaborated with a distinguished array of composers, artists and brands, including Jonny Greenwood, Secret Cinema, Actress, Vivienne Westwood, members of Arcade Fire, United Visual Artists, Boiler Room, Goldfrapp, Ron Arad, Beck, Conrad Shawcross, Nike, Terry Riley and Foals.
Recent highlights include sold-out performances at the Roundhouse, Southbank Centre and Barbican; the critically-acclaimed site-responsive series Imagined Occasions, and a live BBC Radio 3 broadcast.
LCO’s soundtrack output features The Master, Theeb, Slow West and Macbeth.
Edmund Finnis was appointed Composer-in-Association in April 2013.
Live music at its most electrifying.
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Suitable for all ages.
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