Wednesday 11 December 2019 7:30PM
Melvyn Tan piano; Calefax; Signum Quartet
Kevin Volans’ 70th Birthday
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This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval
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- Melvyn Tan piano
- Signum Quartet
The South African-born composer marks his 70th birthday this year, with pianist Melvyn Tan and two eminent ensembles coming together to celebrate in a programme containing several major works from Volans’ output and a new one created especially for this occasion, x:y:k.
- Leaping Dance:This is How it Is (world première)
- piano:string quartet:chopin (world première) 
- x:y:k for reed quintet and string quartet (world première) 
- Co-commissioned by Wigmore Hall and the Arts Council of Ireland
- Co-commissioned by Calefax Reed Ensemble, Signum Quartet, String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam and the Eduard von Beinem Foundation