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Ben Goldscheider (horn) and Alex Groves (electronics) *

Wednesday is set to be an intense evening of music with a second concert presenting horn player Ben Goldscheider (pictured) and composer Alex Groves.


Their extraordinary collaboration features innovative use of electronics performing compositions that push the boundaries of traditional music.

PROGRAMME
Olivier Messiaen – Appel Interstellaire for Solo Horn
Alex Groves – Single Form (Dawn) For Horn and Live Electronics
Hildegard Westerkamp – Fantasie for Horns II
Thea Musgrave – Golden Echo III
Bethan Morgan-Williams – In the Crypt

Ben Goldscheider and Alex Groves bring together the rich timbre of the horn and the modern textures of electronic sounds in this captivating performance. This experimental soundscape, performed by acclaimed horn player Ben Goldscheider and the composer Alex Groves with his inventive use of electronics, bridge the gap between acoustic and electronic, the celestial and the earthly.

The pair present a diverse programme, featuring pieces such as Olivier Messiaen's Appel Interstellaire and Groves' own Single Form (Dawn), demonstrating the expansive sonic possibilities that can be achieved by combining horn and electronics. With the horn’s rich, organic sound and the limitless possibilities of electronics, this concert is a captivating exploration of sound, pushing the boundaries of classical music and challenging our notions of what a concert experience can be.

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Ben Goldscheider | horn
Alex Groves | composer, electronics

Tickets £20 – £35 (£15 for under 30s)

Photo credit: Ben Goldscheider by Kaupo Kikkas

Tickets available HERE

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