Britten Sinfonia

Adams and Muhly

Friday 24th May 2013

7:30 pm

Rhythms, loops and electronic fusions combine in this programme celebrating American minimalism and cross-genre inventiveness. Showcasing his highly musical and energetic style, percussionist Colin Currie performs the UK premiere of Nico Muhly's Double Percussion Concerto. Muhly's concerto for electric violin Seeing is Believing is also a showcase for its dedicatee, Britten Sinfonia leader, Thomas Gould. Opening the concert is John Adams' rippling Shaker Loops and flamboyant, cartoon music inspired Chamber Symphony.

In conversation - 6:30pm
Free pre-concert talk with Colin Currie

John Adams - Shaker Loops
John Adams - Chamer Symphony
Nico Muhly - Seeing is Believing
Nico Muhly - Double Percussion Concerto (UK premiere tour)

Ticket & Booking Information
£30, £25, £15
Cambridge Corn Exchange Box Office: 01223 357851

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