Workers Union Ensemble are a talented and exciting new music ensemble with a line-up of oboe, sax, double bass, percussion and piano led by conductor Ben Oliver.
The Workers Union Ensemble programme celebrates their favourite works from the past 9 years of commissioning new music and showcase the different sights and sounds of WUE from its regular six-piece line-up to three bows on vibraphone and 'junk' instruments.
SoundKarD are soprano Sarah Dacey, pianist Kate Halsall and composer Duncan MacLeod. They have worked together in various guises, including voice and piano, voice and electronics, harpsichord and electronics and as part of Galvanize Ensemble projects Happenstance and Galvanize for Hack the Barbican.
Workers Union Ensemble:
Seán Clancy - Seven Lines of Music Slow Down and Eventually Stop
Jay Capperauld - Dehumanised Shock Absorbers
Laurence Crane – Old Life Was Rubbish
Helen Papaioannou - New Work (title tbc)
Nick Morrish Rarity - Junk Space
Duncan MacLeod - No Man is an Island
Amber Priestly - Flowers
Wooden Trees (after John Cage and Laurie Anderson) arr. Kate
Ryoko Akama - Halsall, Con.de.structuring
Iain Chambers - I became Mermaid
Catherine Lamb - Lineshadow
Paul Whitty – New work
Tickets £5 (students) / £8 (advance) / £10 (on the door)
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