CrossCurrents presents Loki
Soprano: Sarah Gabriel
Violin: David Le Page
Flute: Helen Wilson
Clarinet: Jack McNeill
Cello: Clare O’Connell
Piano: Eliza McCarthy
Speaking of Letters and Dancing (World Premiere)
Michael Zev Gordon
A Short Book of Harmonies (World Premiere)
No. 51 (resting songs) (World Premiere)*
* Commissioned by CrossCurrents with generous support from the John Feeney Trust.
We close the 2018 festival with the first public performance from the newly established contemporary music group, Loki. Conceived by Daniele Rosina and Jack McNeill, and directed by Daniele, Loki draws on the talents of some of the UK’s finest chamber musicians and new music specialists. Loki performs world premieres by Richard Ayres, Michael Zev Gordon and Ryan Latimer alongside Schoenberg’s 1912 song cycle, Pierrot Lunaire.
6.30pm Pre-concert panel discussion
Spitalfields Festival Chief Executive Stephen Newbould chairs a panel discussion with CrossCurrents co-directors Daniele Rosina and Michael Zev Gordon, composers Ryan Latimer and Richard Ayres, and singer Sarah Gabriel.