Theremin Centenary Concert
Virtuoso Lydia Kavina leads a Theremin ensemble in a diverse programme celebrating the one hundreth anniversary of the invention of the Theremin
Lydia Kavina is one of the leading performing musicians on the theremin. She began studying the theremin at the age of 9 under the direction of Léon Theremin. Lydia’s most notable recent works were solo performance in Danny Elfman’s UK concert tour with BBC concert orchestra and London Concert orchestra (2013-2014), as well as the theremin solo in ”The Little Mermaid”, a ballet by Lera Auerbach, choreographed by John Neumeier, in Copenhagen New Opera House, Hamburger Staatsoper and Beijing Tianqiao Theater, (2005-2015). Lydia played for a number of film soundtracks including “Ed Wood” and “eXistetnZ” with music by Howard Shore and ”The Machinist” by Roque Banos.
The Loudspeaker Orchestra presents immersive acoustic experiences through programmed concerts of multichannel sound design, sonic art and electroacoustic music. Regular concerts, featuring work by international artists alongside students of Sound Design, take place in and around Greenwich.