Festival | LIFE MUSIC : RESEARCH PERFORMANCE
Colours of Life and Fiction (for marimba and viola) Richard Abbott
Arecibo (for marimba) Alexis Kirke
Queen Canute (clarinet and electronics) Núria Bonet
The evening’s programme celebrates life through musical exploration.
Inspired by the River Dart, Abbot explored the relationship between colours and sounds
to write Colours of Life and Fiction, Kirke composed Arecibo with DNA information sent
from Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory to a distant star constellation in search for extraterrestrial
life. Bonet’s Queen Canute explores the musical structures that can be found
in animal behaviour in a duet for clarinet and seagulls.
Sunday 4 March
14:00-15:00 The House
Free admission, booking advised