This programme explores music by living American composers. Beginning with a ten-thousand-year-old affirmation of spiritual balance, the plea for peace and justice is heard through different musical expressions. It also showcases the emerging composer Sarah Rimkus in a new work written for the Ligeti Quartet, inspired by the sounds of the human voice.
Curated by trumpet player/composer Laura Jurd, Stepping Back, Jumping In is a celebration of new sounds featuring world-class improvisers and contemporary music-makers from Norway and the UK, resulting in a superbly dynamic, 14-piece ensemble.
Ligeti Quartet perform a programme for International Women’s Day, featuring three pieces composed for them: Singing Strings (commissioned with the support of the RVW Trust), Mento Mood (commissioned by Cheltenham Festival) and Venus (commissioned by Sound UK).
This is a University of Sheffield Concerts Performance.
This event will feature the London-based Ligeti Quartet and will involve realizations of dynamic audiovisual scores that guide the production of sound & music as well as other interactive sonic visualizations. The programme will include selections from an international call for works as well as new works by University of Liverpool composers.
What does the brain sound like? Neuroscientist and composer Cliff Kerr explores what happens when performers become composers by translating their brain activity in real time into musical scores. Leveraging recent advances in non-invasive EEG hardware and time series analysis methods information is extracted from the brain.