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RCM New Perspectives: Online

Dates
22 October 2020, 10:00am

Venue
Online

Tickets
Free

RCM New Perspectives: Online

Dates
22 October 2020, 10:00am

Venue
Online

Tickets
Free

Timothy Lines director
Nicolò Foron conductor*

Eleanor Alberga On a Bat's Back I Do Fly*
Errollyn Wallen Horseplay

Tim Lines and Nicolò Foron lead RCM New Perspectives in a programme of contemporary music by Belize-born Errollyn Wallen and Jamaican-born composer Eleanor Alberga.

Two contemporary pieces by renowned female composers performed for an on-demand event, featuring RCM New Perspectives.

RCM New Perspectives, directed by British conductor Timothy Lines and led here by RCM conductor Nicolò Foron, perform a programme of contemporary music by two female composers revered for innovative composition. Belize-born composer and RCM professor Errollyn Wallen’s Horseplay, written in 1998, is a dance piece of four movements, offering jazz tones and striking horn duos. Eleonor Alberga’s On a Bat’s Back I do Fly, a chamber piece written in 2000, takes its title from Shakespeare’s The Tempest and revels in its virtuosity.

Recorded live in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall on 15 October at the Royal College of Music in London, this is an on-demand broadcast event.

How to watch

This event will be made available to watch on demand on YouTube at the date and time above.

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