Venue: Kings Place (Hall One), London
Events at this venue
The first half of the concert features Tom Kerstens’ G Plus Ensemble playing premieres of new IGF commissions: Léo Brouwer: La Sonrisa del Griot and Laura Snowden: Into the Light and work by Anna Meredith and Max Richter.
The second half of this concert features guitarists Laura Snowden and Eleanor Kelly playing works by women composers, including Laura Snowden’s own works and a new IGF commission, Finding The Way by Florence Anna Maunders.
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.
This concert launches two major guitar albums: Cançons i danses by the Eden Stell Guitar Duo featuring the first guitar CD entirely devoted to the music of the Catalan composer Federico Mompou, and Ignite by Tom Kerstens’ G Plus Ensemble which offers an all new music programme including work by Max Richter, Gabriel Jackson and John Metcalfe.
Anna Meredith: Spook (2015) (world première)
Also including works by Max Richter, Joby Talbot, and John Metcalfe.
With Tom Kerstens' G Plus Ensemble, as part of Minimalism Unwrapped at Kings Place.