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    Colin Currie Group: Music for 18 Musicians

    Sat 3 Jul 2021, from 2pm
    Royal Festival Hall
    Classical music
    £12 - £38, Boxes of 4 available for £88 or £112
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    The Colin Currie Group
    Chris Gloag

    Steve Reich's favourite ensemble – the Colin Currie Group – plays his landmark composition Music for 18 Musicians.

    The composer's philosophy of 'music as a gradual process' has attracted listeners from all traditions, ages and nationalities.

    His mesmeric, vibrating musical canvases are as much influenced by the artworks of Frank Stella and Gerhard Richter as by Bach, bebop and African drumming.

    With Music for 18 Musicians, Reich's supposedly minimalist style went maximalist.

    'What I was really concerned with was making beautiful music, above anything else,' said Reich of the piece, completed in 1976, which introduced thrilling harmonic movement to his beautifully austere structures.

    Performers
    • Colin Currie Group
    • Synergy Vocals
    Repertoire
    • Steve Reich: Music for 18 musicians

    Dates & times

    Sat 3 Jul 2021, from 2pm
    Approximate run time: 60 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

    Price

    £12 - £38*

    To maintain social distancing, seats are available in groups of one or two.

    Boxes of 4 available for £88 or £112

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