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Trio Aporia Event

13:00 - 13:50
24 March 2014
Turner Sims University of Southampton Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Louise Johnson on 023 8059 8424 or email .

Event details

Rameau+ new sonic worlds (4 world premieres)

The ground-breaking new ensemble Trio Aporia ( commemorates the 250th year since the death of one of the greatest French composers, Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764). Aporia will perform new, Rameau inspired commissions by Neal Farwell - Rain From Other Seasons with live electronics, Geoffrey Poole - Les Ramages, and Alexander Glyde-Bates - Objet d’Art, plus music from the master himself - Rameau’s Pièces de clavecin en concerts.

Alexander Glyde-Bates is a Southampton PhD student and Geoffrey Poole is an alumnus.

Trio Aporia consists of three leading performers (Stephen Preston - baroque flute, Richard Boothby - viola da gamba, Jane Chapman - harpsichord) acclaimed for cutting-edge contemporary and pioneering early music performances, exploring new paths that cross boundaries and classification. Jane Chapman is Turner Sims Fellow.

Free admission

Following today's concert, Trio Aporia will give workshop sessions to students from the Music Department - full details are in the link on the righthand side of this page.

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