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American Piano Music: Joel Sachs (USA)

MOOT - music of our time

2 Jun 19:30 £10 [1hr 30m]

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Renowned American pianist and conductor Joel Sachs (Juilliard School, New York) performs piano music by three of America's greatest composers: Charles Ives' First Piano Sonata, pioneering works by Henry Cowell, including 'Tiger', and two late works by Aaron Copland: 'Night Thoughts (Homage to Ives)' and 'Two Piano Pieces'. Part of the 'Listen America!' series.

City Centre Venue Location: Only 2 minutes walking distance from Churchill Square. Walk up the hill from Costa Coffee opposite Metro Bank.

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American Piano Music: Joel Sachs (USA)
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American Contemporary Ensemble (ACE)

MOOT - music of our time

3 Jun 19:30
£10, Over 60s £9, Student/Under 16s £5 [1hr 30m]

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Joel Sachs (Juilliard School, New York) directs an ensemble of young, highly talented UK-based musicians in a programme drawn from the celebrated American avant-gardists including John Cage, Morton Feldman and Earle Brown; plus 'Wild Nights', an Emily Dickinson setting, by American-born Stephen Montague, a Sussex resident. Part of the 'Listen America!' series

City Centre Venue Location: Only 2 minutes walking distance from Churchill Square. Walk up the hill from Costa Coffee opposite Metro Bank.

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American Contemporary Ensemble (ACE)
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George Crumb's 'Black Angels'

MOOT - music of our time

5 May 19:30 £10 [1hr 30m]

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Special first night of Brighton Fringe event - Ligeti Quartet plays 'Black Angels' for amplified strings and percussion, which David Bowie named as being among his favourite 'Top-25' pieces. Plus cutting-edge music by Wadada Leo Smith, John Zorn, Earle Brown and Laura Zurd's 2016 Ligeti Quartet commission, the Duke Ellington-inspired 'Jump/Cut/Shuffle'. Part of the 'Listen America!' series.

City Centre Venue Location: Only 2 minutes walking distance from Churchill Square. Walk up the hill from Costa Coffee opposite Metro Bank.

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George Crumb's 'Black Angels'
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12.30pm Wednesday Lunchtime Recitals

St Nicholas' Church Lunchtime Recitals

10, 17, 24, 31 May 12:30 £3 [45m]

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45-minute concerts in Brighton's beautiful Mother Church*** May 10: Clarinet solo project - Luca Luciano*** May 17: Frank Bridge and Vaughan Williams music for viola & piano - Katharina von Colson and Michael Freyhan*** May 24: American Classics - Soprano Valeria Guidotti & Kemp Duo perform music by Gershwin, Copland and Bernstein (part of the 'LISTEN AMERICA!' series)*** May 31: 20th-Century Guitar Music: Toru Takemitsu and Gilbert Biberian - Patrick AveryDue to unforeseen circumstances, Nikos Baroutsakis will be taking Patrick Avery's place in playing 20th-century guitar music, on Wednesday, 31st MayCITY CENTRE LOCATION: Only 2 minutes walking distance from Churchill Square. Walk up the hill from Costa Coffee opposite Metro Bank.

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12.30pm Wednesday Lunchtime Recitals