Inventions

Date: Sun 7th Jun, 2020
Venue: St Anne’s Church, Kew TW9 3AA

Two brightly-conceived piano trios bookend this concert of audacious contemporary works given by the London-based Riot Ensemble. Embark on a voyage to the sun (in Ann Cleare’s 93 million miles away) and the sunbeams (Kaija Saariaho’s Light and Matter). In between you’ll hear a new set of inventive piano miniatures by rising star British composer Tom Coult. You’ll hear sounds you never thought possible – come and experience a wild, weird and wonderful afternoon.

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York Late Music

Date: Sat 6th Jun, 2020
Venue: York Unitarian Chapel, York YO1 8NQ

Riot bring piano trios by Ann Cleare and Kaija Saariaho and solos by Oliver Knussen and Tom Coult to the ever-pioneering York Late Music series. Alongside these works are pieces by York Late Music composers Nick Williams and James Williamson. 

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Oi Kuu: Southampton

Date: Mon 21st Oct, 2019
Time: 1.00pm
Venue: Turner Sims, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ
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Revolving around the Bass Clarinet and its massive expressive and dynamic range, this chamber concert features four members of Riot Ensemble’s Artistic Board in music that is every bit as wild as it is intimate. 

The bombastic duo’s for Bass Clarinet and Saxophone from American composers Lee Hyla and Marc Mellits are paired with European musing Oi Kuu (for a moon) from Kaija Saariaho and Thierry Pécou’s amorphous Manoa. 

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Oi Kuu: Manchester

Date: Thur 24th Oct, 2019
Time: 1.10pm
Venue: Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall, University of Manchester, M13 9PL
Cost: Free | Find out more here

Revolving around the Bass Clarinet and its massive expressive and dynamic range, this chamber concert features four members of Riot Ensemble’s Artistic Board in music that is every bit as wild as it is intimate. 

The bombastic duo’s for Bass Clarinet and Saxophone from American composers Lee Hyla and Marc Mellits are paired with European musing Oi Kuu (for a moon) from Kaija Saariaho and Thierry Pécou’s amorphous Manoa. 

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic: Close Up Concert

Date: Mon 25th Nov, 2019
Time: 8pm
Venue: Music Room, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (L1 9BP)

Riot Ensemble feature in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s Close Up Concerts series, giving you the chance to experience works by Rebecca Saunders, Lee Hyla, Bernhard Gander, Marc Mellits, and Isabel Mundry in an intimate and relaxed setting in the Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room.

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Nordic Music Days: Floral Night Episode

Date: Saturday 30th September, 6.00pm & 9.00pm
Venue: St. Pauls’ Roof Pavilion, Level 6, Blue side, Royal Festival Hall (SE1 8XX)

We’re excited to be returning to the Southbank Centre as one of the resident ensembles at Nordic Music Days 2017.  This concert includes music from across the Nordic Countries, with Djuro Zivkovic’s Grawemeyer-winning On the Guarding of the HeartOle Lützow-Holm’s Floral Night Episode, Kaija Saariaho’s Terrestre, Bára Gísladóttir’s Suzuki Baleno and Ruben Sverre Gjertsen’s Collideorscape.  

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