Francesco Tristano: Goldberg City Variations
Tuesday 2 October 8.00pm
RNCM Concert Hall
Music, art, architecture, technology.
Harnessing a forward-thinking approach to classical music, this is Bach as you have NEVER heard – or even seen – him before (*this is the first UK performance of this ambitious project).
Performing Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Francesco Tristano takes the audience on a journey of discovery, building a digital cityscape in real-time using piano and computer.
The idea of the ‘Cosmic City’ first appeared in Music and Architecture, a seminal publication by engineer/composer Iannis Xenakis. In Goldberg City Variations, the Greek pioneer’s imagination of future urban re-development is fuelled by Bach’s notes and grows via a projection on the stage behind the pianist.
Students/Under 18s £5
Photo credit: Marie Staggat
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Free admission, no ticket required