• The Victoria Dalston (map)
  • 451 Queensbridge Road
  • London, England, E8 3AS
  • United Kingdom

We're excited to present a night of music by Tansy Davies, the winner of the 2016 British Composer Award. Her music jolts and pulses. Listening to it is a bit like being on a train that can bump suddenly from racing velocity to slowness, and that can somehow rattle along in a somewhat dislocated fashion at several different speeds at the same time. Meanwhile, the view out of the window will be changing. 

We released Tansy Davies' debut album, Troubairitz, in 2011. Listen on Spotify or Bandcamp. 

Programme

  • Troubairitz for voice, percussion and flute
  • Greenhouses for voice, Indian harmonium and flute
  • This Love/Destroying Beauty/Static for voice and piano
  • Song of Pure Nothingness for Indian harmonium and voice

Plus DJ sets by BBC Radio 3 Late Junction presenter Nick Luscombe.

'… a livewire impossible to pigeonhole…' (The Times) // 'This conflict between the human and the natural, the bodily and the geological – between Prince and Xenakis – is at the heart of her music.' (The Guardian)

Tansy Davies' music has been performed by many prestigious ensembles including London Sinfonietta, the City of London Sinfonia and English National Opera, and has also been performed at the BBC Proms. 

Tickets £5 (students) / £8 (advanced) / £10 (on the door)

Doors open 8pm, live music from 8.30pm.

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