New Music from New Voices

Date: Tuesday 17th November, 7.30pm
Venue: Brixton East 1871

A concert jam-packed with new music from new composers. More than 150 composers from 14 countries applied to the Riot Ensemble’s 2015 Call for Scores.  Three composers  Thanasis Deligiannis, Jessica Rudman & Patricia Alessandrini were chosen by Riot’s musicians to write new works for this concert. We also perform a brand-new work by Jose Manuel Serrano (our 2015 composer-in-residence), give the UK premiere of Amy Beth  Kirsten’s beguiling L’ange Pâle and premiere a virtuosic harpsichord solo from Drew Schnurr.

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Call for Scores 2015

Our 2015 Call for Scores received 151 applications from composers all over the world.  It has been a pleasure to get to know so much new music, being made by such inspiring and exciting artists.  We are extremely proud to announce the composers we’ll be collaborating with for our 20th November concert, this year.

Thanasis Deligiannis will write a new piece for soprano, flute, 2 percussionists and harpsichord.  Thanasis is a Greek composer living and working in Amsterdam.

Jessica Rudman will also write us a new piece for soprano, flute, 2 percussionists and harpischord.  She is an American composer, finishing her doctorate at the The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY).

Finally, we have selected a third composer, Patricia Alessandrini, to write a new solo harpsichord piece with Goska Ishpording.