Experiments with Solem Quartet & Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Experiments with Solem Quartet & Ayanna Witter-Johnson

Monday 25th July 2022
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Great Hall, Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus
Aberystwyth SY23 3DE


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Part of the Solem Quartet’s Beethoven Bartók Now series, BBN: Experiments features a new work from one of the brightest stars of the music world, Ayanna Witter-Johnson, who will perform live in collaboration with the Solem Quartet. Her piece takes inspiration from Jamaican folk song to create a work that defies genre.

The programme will also feature experimental works from two historic composers: in the Grosse Fugue, Beethoven pushed boundaries creating ‘music that will be contemporary forever’ according to Stravinsky, while Bartók’s Third Quartet sees the composer finding his true voice, channelling the Eastern-European folk music he so loved.

Event programme

Ludwig van Beethoven: Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 3, SZ. 85
Ayanna Witter-Johnson: New Work (Welsh Premiere)

 

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General admission is £20.00, with several concessionary options for £18.00. For full information and to book your ticket, please visit the Aberystwyth Arts Centre Box Office or call 01970 62 32 32.

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Date(s) - Monday 25th July 2022
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm