News tag: Noh

24 May 2014

29 May 2014: The Japanese Extreme: Noh and Noise music at Second Home, off Brick Lane as part of the LCMF 2014

Following the success of last year’s inaugural London Contemporary Music Festival (LCMF 2013), “the capital’s most adventurous and ambitious festival of new music” (The Guardian) returns for its second year. LCMF 2014 will offer a week of multi-disciplinary events exploring the best new music and performances from around the world in an extraordinary new space. For the 2014 edition, LCMF has teamed up with Second Home to take over a spectacular 20,000 sq ft former carpet factory off Brick Lane. On 29 May, LCMF will put on the Japanese Extreme.

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10 September 2012

Sumidagawa/Curlew River at Christ Church Spitalfields on 7 September 2012

There will be a rash of Benjamin Britten events over the next 18 months, since 2013 marks the centenary of his birth. But last Friday’s performance of Sumidagawa and Curlew River at Christ Church Spitalfields (repeated in Orford, Suffolk on Sunday) promised to be one of the most interesting, bringing together Britten’s “Japanese” opera with

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