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Musicon Concert Series 2017/18

(5 February 2018)

Musicon would like to invite you to four concerts of enthralling music from the last four decades of the 20th century. There will be performances from the Ives Ensemble from Amsterdam and mezzo-soprano Lore Lixenberg. Composer Trevor Wishart will also be present at the mixing-desk to allow people the rare opportunity to be guided through his piece Red Bird by his own hand. All concerts will take place in the Concert Room at the Music Department on Palace Green. Further information and full concert programme details can be found on the Musicon website.

Saturday 10 February, 4pm - 20th Century Music: the 1960s

Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano - Ives Ensemble

When unbridled experimentation, idealism, and optimism coloured the societal, political and musical landscape.

Saturday 10 February, 7.30pm - 20th Century Music: the 1970s

Lore Lixenberg mezzo-soprano - Trevor Wishart Sound diffusion

Ives Ensemble

The fun and resilient, as well as the more sombre and esoteric, Wishart's musical tour-de-force that is as relevant bothmusically and conceptually today and for the future as it was when it was written.

Sunday 11 February, 1 pm - 20th Century Music: the 1990s

Ives Ensemble

This lunchtime concert dips its toes into the rich stream of musical languages that had developed by the last decade of the last millennium.

Sunday 11 February, 7.30 pm - 20th Century Music: the 1980s

Ives Ensemble

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