Matthew Herbert makes music
February 18 2020, 8.30pm
A one-off performance of repertoire spanning the maverick British composers nearly 30 year output. From film and television scores to his house / techno productions including pieces from the acclaimed albums Bodily Functions, Plat du Jour and Scale as well as material from his renowned Big Band project. This unique performance sees Herbert's work specially arranged for Brescian based ensemble Bazzini Consort plus special guests: Italian pianist Giovanni Guidi, London vocalist Rahel Debebe-Dessalegne and Swiss drummer Julian Sartorius. Herbert will take us on a journey from the acoustic through to the electronic and back again in his own distinctive style. Hugh Brunt of the London Contemporary Orchestra (There Will Be Blood, The Phantom Thread) conducts.
Matthew Herbert is an award-winning composer, artist, producer and writer whose range of innovative works extends from more than 30 albums (including the much-celebrated Bodily Functions) to scores for Oscar-winning films (A Fantastic Woman) as well as music for the National Theatre, Broadway, TV series (Noughts and Crosses BBC), games (Lego) and radio. He has performed solo, as a DJ and with various musicians including his own 21 piece big band and 100 piece choir all round the world from the Sydney opera house, to the Hollywood Bowl and created installations, plays and opera. He has remixed iconic artists such as Quincy Jones, Ennio Morricone, Serge Gainsbourg and Mahler and been a long time collaborator of Bjork’s. He has had work commissioned by the Royal Opera House, the BBC and Deutsche Gramophon amongst many others but he is best known for working with sound, turning ordinary or so-called found sound in to electronic music.
With: Bazzini Consort, Giovanni Guidi, Rahel Debebe-Dessalegne, Julian Sartorius Curated by: Fantom Speak Listen Watch Make is a program of meetings, installations, exhibitions, performances, plays, screenings, workshops and projects by Davide Giannella and Massimo Torrigiani/Fantom.
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