“Welcome to our community of experimenters…”
Dominic Murcott, Head of Composition and Music Technology
19 — 25 October 2019
Let us take you on a journey to new sonic worlds. Trinity Laban Composition Department presents a week-long festival of new music in many and various forms, showcasing the breadth of work coming out of our Composition Department.
It’s been described as a ‘playground for the creative mind’ and you can find out more and hear what our composers get up to in a series of exciting and experimental performances and events.
Solar Wind Experiment: Concert On The Great Map
A new composition for the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing
SAT 19 OCT 19.00 & 20.00
Join us on the Great Map for a concert exploring the isolation of the solar wind experiments carried out during the Apollo missions, and the enduring mysterious quality of the Moon.
The composition is made up of three parts; a 12-piece choir from the Old Royal Naval College chapel choir, Lydia Kavina on Theremin and the recorded voices of visitors to the Moon exhibition, and their opinions on colonising the Moon.
Shapeshifter and Contemporary Music Group
WED 23 OCT 19.30
Conductors Jonathan Tilbrook, Gregory Rose and Davide Levi (Sir Charles Mackerras Junior Fellow) direct Trinity Laban’s Shapeshifter instrumental ensemble and Contemporary Music Group.
Works by Benjamin Britten and Joseph Haydn sit alongside an exciting new collaboration by Peter Nagle and Soosan Lolavar, and Dominic Murcott’s award-winning composition The Harmonic Canon. Ieva Vaiti performs a DJ set in the interval, bringing the Friends Bar to life.
MON 21 18.30, TUE 22 19.00 & FRI 25 OCT 18.30
An experimental festival of new music and innovative performances. Always challenging, often provocative; come and hear Trinity Laban students test their more adventurous ideas in three unpredictable sonic and artistic events.
Hollywood Honorary Fellows At Laban Theatre
THU 24 OCT 19.00
Come and join us for a special event with the composers of films including Solo: A Star Wars Story, Kung Fu Panda 2, How to Train Your Dragon, Spy Kids and the Bourne films.
Dominic Murcott, Head of Composition and Megan Storer, Trinity Laban Innovation Awardee will be in conversation with John Powell (film composer), Gavin Greenaway (composer, pianist and conductor) John Ashton Thomas (composer, arranger, conductor and Trinity Laban Composition teacher), Paul Mounsey (composer, arranger and producer) and Emlyn Singleton (violinist and orchestra leader).