CONCERT:

Flow my Tears - Denmark Calling!

Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 at 6.00pm

Tickets and info here

4.45pm Composer Conversation with Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen
6.00pm Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen (all London premieres)
Run; Turn II; Song; Play;
Sound I; Sound II; Company
Post-concert Recital of John Dowland songs performed by Theatre of Voices

The concert is part of Denmark Calling - concerts celebrating Danish music in London.

This performance is sponsored by the Danish Arts Council Committee for Performing Arts.


"A fascinating exploration of a unique and compelling musical voice.” Bachtrack *****

Elegant and deeply moving, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen’s music redefines the concept of simplicity. His works are as humorous as they are contemplative, as violent as they are beautiful, exploring music as a timbral rather than narrative art. Strongly influence by the linear shapes of Renaissance polyphony, his music segues effortlessly into a quote of John Dowland’s Flow my Tears, which brings this programme to a haunting close. With echoes of Samuel Beckett and a strong predilection for the absurd, his taste for near silence will force you to reconsider how you interpret sound.

 

Flow my Tears - Denmark Calling!

ARTISTS:

Theatre of Voices
London Sinfonietta
Paul Hillier, conductor

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