Tickets: pay-what-you-want on the door
A special exhibition from London Photo Festival forms a counterpoint to music for winds exploring the theme of ‘Youth Revisited’. Feel free to browse the exhibition whilst the mercurial Ensemble Perpetuo perform an afternoon of music exploring childhood.
Leoš Janáček – Mladi (Youth)
Colin Matthews – To Compose Without The Least Knowledge of Music
Georges Bizet – Jeux d’enfants (Wind Quintet arrangement)
Claude Debussy – Children’s Corner (Wind Quintet arrangement)
Trygve Madsen – The Dream of the Rhinoceros for solo horn
Approximate end time 3pm
About Ensemble Perpetuo
Ensemble Perpetuo is a dynamic and versatile collective of musicians who perform a wide variety of traditional and contemporary chamber music in new settings.
Founded in 2013 by British oboist, James Turnbull, Ensemble Perpetuo aims to bring chamber music to new audiences through exciting collaborations and innovative repertoire choices. Ensemble Perpetuo is building numerous partnerships with composers, theatres, dance companies, chefs, artists, photographers, film makers and digital studios. It seeks new pathways in which to experiment and augment the concert experience through multi-art form collaborations. Perpetuo has also embarked on a number of exciting mini-residences throughout the UK and is taking music to new venues including concerts in theatres, museums, cafes, found spaces and other unexpected locations.
Perpetuo have recently appeared in the Rye Festival and recorded their debut recording due for release in July 2016 by Champs Hill Records. Following the sell out inaugural season of events produced by Perpetuo in 2015, an exciting season of events lies ahead for the group in 2016/17 asthey extend their series of site specific performances of chamber music in found locations throughout the UK.
Ensemble Perpetuo comprises active soloists and orchestral musicians who can be found performing in numerous orchestras and prestigious venues throughout the UK.