Modern Music Days – Powerplant (UK)

  • Date:11/10/2014
  • Location:Teatru Manoel
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Gabriel Prokofiev Fanta®

Joby Burgess percussion and electronics
Matthew Fairclough sound design Kathy Hinde visual artist

Led by Joby Burgess, the dynamo percussionist (Peter Gabriel, Nitin Sawhney, Stewart Copeland), British sound and video trio Powerplant, present new music by Conlon Nancarrow, Max de Wardener, Gabriel Prokofiev and Steve Reich’s seminal Electric Counterpoint. Famed for their visually innovative, multi-media performances, Powerplant operate at the meeting-point between new music and installation art. Expect startling 360 degree sound, live sampling and immersive visuals.

PROGRAMME
Conlon Nancarrow: Piece for Tape (for Percussion)
Gabriel Prokofiev: Fanta®
Max de Wardener: Im Dorfe
Steve Reich: My Name Is
Javier Alvarez: Temazcal
Matthew Fairclough: The Boom and The Bap
Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint