Date: Wed 20th Feb, 2019
Venue: Cafe Oto (E8 3DL)
We make our Cafe Oto debut in an evening prefaced by Lee Hyla’s raucous duet We Speak Etruscan (for baritone saxophone and bass clarinet). That piece is followed by sets where the Alexander Hawkins & Evan Parker Duo, and ENEMY each perform with Riot Ensemble musicians in PRS-funded commissions that blend notation, improvisation, and electronics.
Date: Tues 6th Nov, 2019
Venue: Bell Percussion, Red Room
Ahead of our performances with them in Birmingham and London in February 2019, the PRS Foundation made it possible for us to workshop new piece by Alexander Hawkins and Kit Downes which will blend their ensembles (the Alexander Hawkins & Evan Parker Woods Duo, and ENEMY) with Riot Ensemble musicians for an evening that combines notation, improvisation, and electronics. We worked with each composer for 90 minutes, and they took away recordings, notes, parts and ideas to complete their pieces over the winter holiday.
See you in Feb!