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Why Music? Hear and Now

26 September, 2015 @ 9:45 pm - 11:55 pm

Free

Tom Service presents a programme featuring soloists from the Aurora Orchestra, including world premieres from three young composers on the BBC Proms Inspire scheme and a work written specially for ‘Why Music?’ by New Zealander Antonia Barnett-McIntosh, inspired by the theme of rest and busy-ness. The programme also includes Anna Meredith’s ‘Chorale’ for MRI scanner and string quartet, plus a live performance from experimental pianist Sarah Nicolls.

Speakers and performers

  • Tom Service, writer and broadcaster
  • Antonia Barnett-McIntosh, composer
  • Anna Meredith, composer
  • Sarah Nicholls, experimental pianist and Senior Lecturer at Brunel University, London.

This event is FREE. Tickets will become available below from 11.00 on Friday 28 August.

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Date:
26 September, 2015
Time:
9:45 pm - 11:55 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://wellcomecollection.org/events/hear-and-now

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Wellcome Collection
Phone:
+44 (0)20 7611 2222
Website:
http://www.wellcomecollection.org/

Venue

Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 (0)20 7611 2222
Website:
http://www.wellcomecollection.org/