Icebreaker have revived Apollo for the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, music by Brian Eno, Roger Eno and Daniel Lanois, arr. Woojun Lee and Audrey Riley's arrangement of Epizootics by Scott Walker as a tribute to the late singer.
Autumn concerts also feature the premiere performances of Kate Moore's new work for Icebreaker - see right box.
October 18th, Vilnius - National Gallery of Art, Lithuania
The Essence of Jazz Flute, part 5 presented by Rowland Sutherland
Icebreaker flautist Rowland Sutherland presents another selection of jazz on the flute, focussing on the work of four great figures in jazz flute, Frank Wess, Sam Most, Buddy Collette and Björn J:son Lindh, alongside a live recording of Rowland and cellist Kate Shortt improvising at an Ethereal World club night at JazzLive at the Crypt, Camberwell.
Major new work from Kate Moore for a project in association with the European Space Agency with funds provided by Fonds Podiumkunsten.
Kate is a Dutch-Australian composer, whose music has been performed by Icebreaker in our System Restart project. The work for that programme ,The Dam, won the prestigious Matthijs Vermeulen Prize for composition in 2017, the first time it had been won by a woman.
Now Kate has written a new work for us - Magenta Magnetic - which will be premiered at the Gaida Festival in Vilnius, Lithuania on October 18th 2019, with a UK premiere at Surrey University on 5th November 2019. Further performances are planned for 2020, in conjunction with ESTEC, the European Space Research and Technology Centre, part of the European Space Agency, who co-commissioned the project.