Cut & Splice Festival 2017, Manchester: Day 1 Pass
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Cut & Splice Festival 2017, Manchester: Day 1 Pass

Cut & Splice Festival 2017, Manchester: Day 1 Pass

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Hallé St Peter's

40 Blossom Street

Manchester

M4 6BF

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Distractfold Ensemble is proud to present Cut & Splice Festival 2017, Manchester, a festival of live, immersive, participatory and acousmatic new music. Cut & Splice Festival is presented in partnership with Sound and Music, the UK’s national charity for new music, and BBC Radio 3. It is part of Sound and Music’s wider Composer-Curator national touring programme. For two days and nights in March, Distractfold will take over Hallé St Peter's and Hallé St Michael's in Ancoats, with an exciting and groundbreaking programme of music that explores technology as an unreliable narrator – a witty, distracted, vague, at times misleading ally.

Programme:

UK Premiere: Steven Kazuo Takasugi (US) The man who couldn’t stop laughing, music theatre for amplified quartet and playback, 2012-14

Denis Smalley (UK / NZ) Empty Vessels, spatially diffused electroacoustic work, 1997

World Premiere: Katherine Young (US) bow breath crow for amplified string trio and spatialised electronics, 2017

Fabrice Fitch (UK / FR) Agricola IXe, for bass clarinet and string trio, 2016

Helena Gough (UK) Silt, spatially diffused electroacoustic work, 2007

Mauricio Pauly (UK / CR) Charred Edifice Shining, for amplified string trio with performative electronics, 2016

All performances will be recorded by BBC Radio 3 for broadcast on Hear and Now.

Don't forget to visit our free sound art programme at Hallé at St Michael’s nearby:

10-11 March, 11am-6pm

Christina Kubisch (DE) Electrical Walks, 2008

(free; book at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cut-splice-festival-2017-manchester-electrical-walks-with-christina-kubisch-tickets-31260707618)

Adam Basanta (CA) A Truly Magical Moment, 2012

Lee Patterson (UK) The table upended, its contents strewn across the floor, 2017


The festival is fully accessible - see our website for more details or contact us with any questions at cutandsplice.production@gmail.com.

Cut & Splice is presented by Sound and Music in partnership with BBC Radio 3. The Composer-Curator programme is supported by Arts Council England, Help Musicians UK and PRS for Music Foundation.

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