Thursday, 27 August 2015

Whitechapel Gallery - Music for Museums: A season of live performance

Music for Museums
A season of experimental performance
17 Sept - 29 Nov 2015

Tickets are now on sale for Music for Museumsa season of live experimental music featuring works by ground-breaking composers and artists. Divided into six themes, from Fluxus to Electonica and Sonic Spaces, events are on Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons, with an accompanying programme of free film screenings.
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Apartment House
Playing Cage, Paik, Maciunas

17 Sept, 8pm | £12/£10 concs

London-based experimental music ensemble Apartment House perform key Fluxus scores, including work by influential musicians John Cage, Alison Knowles and Nam June Paik.
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David Toop
and guests play Mieko Shiomi
19 Sept, 4pm | £12/10 concs

David Toop alongside fellow musicians Rie NakajimaAngharad Davies and students from University of the Arts London perform a work loosely based on minimalist composer Mieko Shiomi’s Fluxus event score Boundary Music (1963).
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The Voice
Gavin Bryars & Etel Adnan
1 October, 8pm | £18/15 concs

An evening with musician and composer Gavin Bryars and poet Etel Adnancollaborators for over 30 years on numerous projects, from large-scale operatic pieces to intimate improvised readings.
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Paul Abott & Cara Tolmie/ Mikhail Karikas
3 October, 4pm | £12/£10 concs

For this double bill, musician Paul Abbott and artist Cara Tolmie collaborate and Mikhail Karikis performs solo, in two sets that explore the importance of the voice.
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Florian Hecker
15 Oct, 8pm | £15/£12.50 concs

In his installations, live performances and publications, Florian Hecker explores specific compositional developments of post-war modernity, electro-acoustic music, and other, non-musical disciplines.
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Hassan Khan
17 Oct, 4pm |  £15/£12.50 concs

Hassan Khan’s performances combine live improvisation with existing compositions, often classical Arabic music, which he restructures in the studio.
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Ryoji Ikeda + Carten Nicolai (cyclo.)
29 Oct, 8pm | £18/£15 concs

Join cyclo., the collaborative research project by Ryoji Ikeda and Carsten Nicolai, for a multisensory and immersive event.
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Oliver Coates
plays Hanne Darboven
31 Oct, 4pm |  £12/£10 concs

Cellist Oliver Coates performs pieces by conceptual artist Hanne Darboven (1941–2009). Based on the late artist’s mathematical grid drawings transcribed into music, Coates plays 100 minutes of contemplative minimalist music.
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Mark Fell
12 Nov, 8pm | £15/£12.50 concs

Mark Fell presents a new performance combining popular music styles, including electronica and techno, with mathematical approaches to computer-based composition.
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Dominic Murcott
plays Conlon Nancarrow
17 Oct, 4pm |  £15/£12.50 concs

Composer and percussionist Dominic Murcott, plays the music of American composer Conlon Nancarrow (1912–97), best known for his complex player piano pieces and tape compositions.
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Sonic Spaces
Thurston Moore
26 Nov, 8pm | £15/£12.50 concs

Thurston Moore responds to the music of the late avant-garde composer Maryanne Amacher (1938–2009), known for her sonic experiments with architectural spaces and psychoacoustic phenomena.
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Rhys Chatham
28 Nov, 8pm |  £15/£12.50 concs

Rhys Chatham performs a solo set in which his voice, trumpet, electric guitar, alto and C flutes, play through multiple digital recordings and delays.
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 Conceived in association with Guest Curator Tom Trevor
 In partnership with: The Vinyl Factory:
With additional support from
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