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Music of Today: Glass, Metal, Wood, Water

Purcell Room
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Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday, 1 July. General booking opens Thursday, 8 July.

Violin player

Artists

Pekka Kuusisto – violin/live electronics

Programme

Riikka Talvitie Caprice of Nature

Andrea Tarrodi Birds of Paradise

Outi Tarkiainen Siimes

Erkki-Sven Tüür Conversio

Anna Thorvaldsdottir Hrim

Finnish composer Riikka Talvitie gives a solo violinist control over the forces of nature. Those forces are represented by electronic effects created from the sounds of glass, metal, wood and water.

Free, ticket required

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Prices & Discounts

FREE, ticket required

Running time

45 minutes, there is no interval

Recommended age

7+

Drinks

You can take drinks from the bar into this evening’s performance

Box office

Philharmonia Box Office: 0800 652 6717

After the event

Pekka Kuusisto
Concert

Pekka Kuusisto: Four Seasons, and Four Seascapes

Pekka Kuusisto – conductor/violin
Ale Carr – cittern

  • Isobel Waller-Bridge Temperatures (world premiere)
  • Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
  • vivaldi The Four Seasons, with improvisation between movements
Royal Festival Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday, 1 July. General booking opens Thursday, 8 July.

Venue

The lobby of the Purcell Room at Southbank Centre, audience queuing at hall entrance

Purcell Room

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8XX

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