Grand Band

Tuesday 23 May, 8pm

St David’s Hall, Cardiff

Composer Piece Duration Listen
Paul Kerekes wither and bloom 14'
Philip Glass Closing 5'
Ben Wallace Fryderyk Chopin's Psychedelic Technicolor 'lectro-Funk-Core Superstarlit Ultra-Throwdown on Op.28 No.4
World premiere
David Lang face so pale 10'
John Metcalf Never Odd or Even 5'
Steve Reich Six Pianos 20'

Six grand pianos and six virtuoso pianists from New York bestride St David’s Hall’s stage. Described as “awesome” (Sequenza 21) and “inventive” (New York Magazine), Grand Band champion new music from today’s composers, ranging through classical and pop-crossover to post minimal.  There are classics by Reich, Lang and Glass, a world premiere from Ben Wallace and music from Wales by John Metcalf.

7pm            Meet the Artists:  Pre concert talk with Grand Band