Erased Tapes x LCO: Qasim Naqvi

Part of Purcell Sessions

Witness Qasim Naqvi create new music in this performance, one of a series bringing Erased Tapes artists together with London Contemporary Orchestra.

When he’s not on tour as the drummer of Dawn of Midi, Brooklyn-based composer Naqvi creates original music for film, dance, theatre and international chamber ensembles. His most recent work delves deep into the timbres of analogue synthesizers and orchestral configurations.

Each performance in the Purcell Sessions: Erased Tapes x LCO series is the culmination of an afternoon of experimental workshops, where you can see the composers and players working together to test and develop new methods. The artists also perform pieces from which they have taken inspiration for the session.

Chamber and orchestral music by Naqvi has been performed by yMusic, NOW Ensemble and BBC Concert Orchestra, and as part of Nimbus Dance Works and The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW series, among others.

His soundtracks for film have appeared on international television networks and at Tribeca, Sundance and Toronto Film Festivals, as well as in installations at locations including Guggenheim Museum, MOMA and Liverpool Biennial.

The performance features soloists Galya Bisengalieva (violin 1), Eloisa-Fleur Thom (violin 2), Robert Ames (viola) and Gregor Riddell (cello).

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