Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
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Department of Theatre, Film & Television, Heslington East
A woman arrives with a piano. She plays. Plays this piano. Plays with it. Plays versions of herself through it.
Player Piano is a collaboration between performer Catherine Laws, theatre maker Teresa Brayshaw, composers Edward Jessen, Annea Lockwood, Roger Marsh and Paul Whitty, and film maker Wendy Kirkup.
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Department of Theatre, Film & Television
Laptop improviser / live coder Federico Reuben is joined by two of the most exciting figures of the UK free jazz and improvised music scenes, Rachel Musson (saxophone) and Mark Sanders (drums), for a concert of powerful, imaginative and thought-provoking improvisations.
£8; concs £6; students £3
Joint ticket for both the above: £12; concs £10
Rymer Auditorium, Department of Music
The Chimera Ensemble premiers a new work by Perttu Haapanen, commissioned for the Spring Festival, in this programme of works that blend electronics and acoustic instruments in the Rymer’s unique environment. The concert will also include new works by student composers.
£6; concessions £4; students £3 Buy now
Unitarian Chapel, St Saviourgate, YO1 8NQ
A special concert celebrating the 70th birthday of Michael Finnissy, including music by Percy Grainger, Steve Crowther, Beethoven and Lawrence Crane. There will also be new works by Andrew Toovey, Luke Stoneham and Michael Finnissy’s Beethoven’s Robin Adair, specially commissioned for this concert.
6.45pm Pre-Concert talk with Michael Finnissy
£10; concs £8 (available from Late Music); students: £3 (only on the door)
Presented in association with Late Music York.
New Schoolhouse Gallery, Peasholm Green, YO1 7PW
Hidden in this beautiful garden you will find a variety of spoken word, movement and musical performances. Walk and explore then venture into the Gallery to find the New Curators exhibition. If wet, the performance will take place in the Gallery.
Stained Glass Centre, St Martin-cum-Gregory Church, Micklegate, YO1 6LN
A conversation between flutes and narrator.
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