Ensemble Variances’ programme for Bristol New Music explores the idea of humanity’s sharing of the planet with animals, birds, plants and th
To hear and see with the animals….
Amerindian artist and Kwakwaka’wakw chief Beau Dick writes: "we believe the creatures of the animal kingdom to be our brethren because in ancient times our two spirits were connected." Ensemble Variances’ programme for Bristol New Music explores the idea of humanity’s sharing of the planet with animals, birds, plants and the nature around us—in an interspecies collaboration inspired by ancient cultures for whom the above quote was an unquestioned way of life.
John Luther Adams, Dark Waves for two pianos 12’ (BP)
Thierry Pécou, Sonata for piano solo (WP) 10’
François-Bernard Mâche, Sopiana for flute, piano and tape 12’ (BP)
Stevie Wishart – New Work for clarinet, piano and electronics 5-10’ (WP)
Thierry Pécou, Sikus for cello solo and electronics 20’ (UK Premiere)
Concession tickets are available to NHS employees, students, under-25s and those in receipt of Universal Credit. Valid ID will need to be presented alongside the ticket upon entry to the festival.