Richard Reed Parry Music for Heart and Breath
Nicole Lizée Black Midi
Christopher Mayo Beast
The Riot Ensemble are at the forefront of the contemporary music scene, touring across Europe and regularly featured on BBC broadcasts. They return to Spitalfields Music Festival this year with a programme of work by some of Canada’s most exciting contemporary composers at Trinity Buoy Wharf, London’s only lighthouse.
Richard Reed Parry keys into the most basic of all rhythms, the human heartbeat, for his Music for Heart and Breath. Instrumentalists will be connected to stethoscopes, their heartbeats act as a metronome and their breath the downbeat of a conductor’s baton. As each individual’s body-rhythms are different, so is each performance of Music for Heart and Breath, providing a unique experience for both audience and performers. The programme will also feature Christopher Mayo’s Beast and a UK premiere of Nicole Lizée’s Black Midi.
Black Midi is co-commissioned by Spitalfields Music, Avanti! and Gaudeamus Muziekweek with
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The Riot Ensemble
Conductor Aaron Holloway-Nahum
Guest performer Richard Reed Parry
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Trinity Buoy Wharf is London’s only lighthouse. The original lighthouse was constructed in 1852 and demolished in the 1920s. The lighthouse that now stands today is home to a thriving centre for the arts that features a number of exciting events in one of the most unusual settings across London.