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KLANG – Contemporary music festival

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10 June 2016 1:00 pm - 12 June 2016 10:00 pm

Music Department
Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL
KLANG is Durham’s own Contemporary Art Music Festival, run by staff and students at Durham University Music Department. Our aim is to present some of the world’s most exciting new music from composers and musicians based in the North-East and beyond.
All concerts in KLANG are free of charge and will take place in the Concert Room of the Music Department, on Palace Green 
Friday 10th June
13:00John Snijders (piano) Fox, Crane, Rijnvos
Durham University’s Head of Performance gives a recital of works by three of the leading UK-based composers of our time, including the world premiere of Christopher Fox’ “The Red Studio”, Laurence Crane’s “Len Valley Us”, and Richard Rijnvos’ “‘cross Broadway”.
19:30E7B SoundLab Presents Strong Currents
Joao Carlos Pachecho (percussion), Juna Winston (trombone).
This tour-de-force recital will include works by Durham University staff and students as well as brand new works written for the group by some of the most exciting composers in the field.
Saturday 11th June
19:30NAME Presents Loud Voices
NAME (new. art. music. ensemble) and guest performers.
Durham University’s student contemporary music group and guest performers present a programme of brand new pieces, as well as a welcome return of a forgotten masterpiece by Terry Riley from the 1960s.
Sunday 12th June
13:00NAME Presents A Dip in the Musical Tide NAME (new. art. music. ensemble) and guest performers.
NAME and Durham students perform an eclectic programme of pieces that focus on the link between visual art and auditory experience.
18:30Pre Concert Talk With the Composers
19:30E7B SoundLab Presents The Sound of Gesture
John Snijders (piano), Richard Craig (flute), Dov Goldberg (clarinet).
A collaboration between SoundLab and NMK (a Norwegian composers’ collective). The programme consists of seven brand new works: three by postgraduate composers at Durham University, one by Composition Lecturer Eric Egan, and three pieces by Norwegian composers Stine Sørlie, Lasse Passage, and Bendik Sells, commissioned especially for this event. 


10 June 2016 1:00 pm
12 June 2016 10:00 pm


Music Department
Palace Green, Durham. DH1 3RL + Google Map


Eric Egan