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Centre for Contemporary Performing Arts


The following is a selection of recent performances by Mieko Kanno:

  • Kanno: World première of Juan Para Cancino: PLP_I for for electric violin and computer, SMC Conference, Porto, 24th July 2009
  • Kanno: London première of Evan Johnson, Colophons for a capella choir and violin, Spitalfield Festival, 13th June 2008
  • Kanno: North American première of Sam Hayden, schismatics for electric violin and computer, Banff Centre, Canada, 22nd February 2008
  • Kanno: North American première of Bryn Harrison, Cassiopeia for solo, Banff Centre, Canada, 6th February 2008
  • Kanno: North American première of Alwynne Pritchard, To the Ground for electric violin and computer, Banff Centre, Canada, 1st February 2008

A selection of recent performances featuring pieces by Centre members:

  • Rijnvos: Die Kammersängerin "21 Lieder, 3 ohne Worte" for 1 soprano and 3 instrumental trios. Commissioned by Ives Ensemble (Netherlands). First performance: 8 May 2010, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam (Netherlands), by Marijje van Stralen (soprano) & Ives Ensemble. Subsequent performance: 14 May 2010, Theater Kikker, Utrecht (Netherlands) by Marijje van Stralen (soprano) & Ives Ensemble
  • Rijnvos: Union Square Dance for 2 identical orchestras (2008), duration: 11 minutes, no of pages: 89. First performance: Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by James Gaffigan, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (Netherlands), 11 April 2009
  • Rijnvos: new work (violin concerto) for violin and chamber orchestra. Commissioned by ZaterdagMatinee (NPS Dutch Radio). First performance: 5 March 2011, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (Netherlands), by Pekka Kuusisto (violin), Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic
  • Manning: Retrospection (14'), First performance: Durham, March 2009
  • Rijnvos: Manhattan Square Dances for 2 identical orchestras, duration: 33 minutes, no of pages: 211, premièred by HR Sinfonie Orchester, conducted by Roland Kluttig, Sendesaal, Hessische Rundfunk, Frankfurt am Main (Germany), 1 February 2008
  • Fitch: agricologies (pour quatuor), 20' cycle (includes Agricola II: Comme femme, Agricola VI: De tous bien plaine, Agricola VII: Tout a part moy), premièred by Kreutzer String Quartet, Wilton's Music Hall, London, March 2008