Watch the brilliant Jessica Cottis talk about her upcoming gig at Rise of the Machines #2 on 18 March at Village Underground in our Nonclassical video interview. The conductor tells us about what she's most looking forward to, how she's prepared for the performance and gives us an outlook on the future of technology and classical music.
Jessica Cottis is an Australian-British conductor based in South London. She made her BBC Proms debut at the Royal Albert Hall in 2016, returning in summer 2017 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She is currently working with the LA Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Opera House and will conduct the London Sinfonietta at the upcoming reopening of London's Queen Elizabeth Hall in April 2018.
Want to find out more? In his interview on our blog, composer Laurence Osborn tells us all about the making of the mysterious piece written by five different composers, Concerto for Drum Machine & Orchestra.
rise of the machines #2
Village Underground, London
Sunday 18 March 2018 @ 8.00pm
Advance: £15 / £10 (concessions and under 25s)
On the door: £18 / £12 (concessions and under 25s)