Update, 19 Nov: Stay tuned for a 10 for ’10 interview with Matthew Shlomowitz, coming very soon.
Another great concert at Kings Place next Monday. The Huddersfield festival will already be underway, but any new music lovers still in London won’t want to miss Mark Knoop playing Michael Finnissy’s classic English Country-Tunes and a big new work for piano and sampler by Matthew Shlomowitz, Popular Contexts.
Here are the details:
Date: Monday 22 November
Venue: Hall Two
Matthew Shlomowitz Popular Contexts (2010)
Michael Finnissy English Country-Tunes (1977/1982-85)
Tickets can be booked through the Kings Place website.
If you don’t know English Country-Tunes, or would like a refresher, there are various versions on YouTube, but you can’t go far wrong with this rare footage of Finnissy himself playing the piece in 1984, accompanied by the dancer Kris Donovan.