Im Anschluss an den Workshop What is hauntology? findet am 14. Dezember 2017 um 20 Uhr ein Thurnauer Schlosskonzert im Ahnensaal mit Simon Vincent (Klavier und Elektronik) und Tape-DJ-set (Ghost from the cassettes) statt.
Nominated in 2014 for a Paul Hamlyn Award for Artists, Simon Vincent (born 1967, London) is a performer and composer of acoustic and electronic music, who has been challenging the boundaries of genre and musical expression with a highly personal language since the early 1990s.
“Visionary and expressive”, “rich and surprising”, “beautiful music”, “impressionistic”, “fresh”, “incredibly individual”, “masterful compositions”, Simon’s music has attracted praise and radio play from critics as varied as Nick Luscombe, Laura Redhead, Ben Watson, Julian Cowley, Robert Hugill, Massimo Ricci, Gilles Peterson, and has been reviewed internationally in many publications including The Wire, De:Bug, Knowledge Magazine, Straight No Chaser, Dragon Jazz, Extranormal, Kudos, most recently in International Piano (5 stars).
Simon’s unique musical work has led to appearances worldwide at Bestival (Isle of Wight), Rotterdam Film Festival, Akademie der Künste (Berlin), ICA London, Club Transmediale (Berlin), Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik (Darmstadt), Q-02 (Brussels), Visiones Sonoras (Mexico City), Making New Waves (Budapest), University of Tel Aviv, Freerange/Extranormal (Canterbury), TechFestival 2017 (Copenhagen) as well as on Resonance FM, BBC Radio 3, Ministry of Sound Radio. Having recently completed a commission from RPO Principal Trombonist Matthew Gee, Simon is currently a regular contributor to Nick Luscombe’s MusicityGlobal project, and is working on a commission from Sweden-based percussionist Jonny Axelsson, as well as a substantial new work for piano and electronics to be premiered in Autumn 2018.
Der Eintritt zum Konzert ist frei, Spenden sind willkommen.
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