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Terry Riley and Gyan Riley

Friday 12 October 8.00pm

RNCM Theatre


Terry Riley piano, synthesizer, voice
Gyan Riley classical, electric guitars

We are presenting a full-length programme of Terry’s music: intricate and often improvisational structures containing elements of minimalism, jazz, ragtime, and North Indian raga, the combination of which have defined Terry’s diverse and prolific career.

This is a rare opportunity to take a trip with Terry Riley and his son Gyan through Terry’s incredible musical output. For these intimate, stripped-back shows, the pair adapt the music to suit the venue on the night.

Nothing I have done in this life has given me more satisfaction than improvising on these songs with Gyan. Nothing I have done can match the intuitive synchronicity we have shared many times on the stage. Gyan supplies a brilliant counterpoint to the strands and moods of these pieces always surprising me with a virtuosity that serves and energises his musical invention. I could not have dreamed up a better marriage of mind and spirit than this collaboration.’
Terry Riley

Pre-theatre dining is available before this event between 5pm and 7.30pm.

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Friday 12 October 8.00pm - Tickets £25