Split across three performances:
22:00, Saturday 17 June
Eliana Echeverry’s The Lost Planet
part of Moonlit Soundscapes
St Peter + St John Church
Free + Ticketed
03:30, Sunday 18 June
Terry Riley’s Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector
part of Dawn on the beach, Free + Unticketed
10:00, Sunday 18 June
Holst’s The Planets
Sunlight Stage, Free + Unticketed
Join electric violist and conductor Nic Pendlebury and Trinity Laban ensemble on a musical voyage Beyond Our World.
Split across three separate performances over the First Light Weekend, the programme features George Morton’s stunning chamber arrangement of Holst’s iconic work The Planets and also includes Nic Pendlebury’s own transcription of Terry Riley’s Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector, arranged for solo electric viola and sonic delay. Eliana Echeverry’s new work The Lost Planet for electric viola and ensemble completes our astrological journey, with the work imagining the sounds and atmosphere of our once ninth planet, Pluto.
Trinity Laban is London’s Creative Conservatoire: an internationally celebrated centre of excellence, offering world-class training in dance, music and musical theatre. We’re a global community of musicians, dancers and performers based in South East London. Expect mesmerising sounds from our creative, collaborative musicians.
Nic Pendlebury was the founder and for over 30 years the violist of the acclaimed Smith Quartet. Commissioning new music from many of the worlds most celebrated composers the group performed internationally recording albums for Sony, Decca, BMG and Signum. More recently Nic is developing a new repertoire for the electric viola and has collaborated with artists including Steve Reich, Terry Riley and Eliana Echeverry. His first album Multiple is on the Orchid Label.