James Oswald Divertimenti No 12
Scottish Lute Music from the Balcarres, Rowallan, Straloch and Wemyss manuscripts(c.1695 – 1702)
James Macmillan Motet No 1 for theorbo (Since it was the Day of Preparation) arr Sean Shibe
James Macmillan From Galloway (2000) (transcribed/harmonised George Duthie, edited/arranged Sean Shibe)
Peter Maxwell Davies Farewell to Stromness
Steve Reich Electric Counterpoint for electric guitar and tape
Julia Wolfe LAD (2007)
David Lang Killer (2009)

Featuring an entire sonic journey from ‘soft’ to ‘LOUD’ repertoire, this revelatory programme juxtaposes Jacobean lute music for classical guitar with electric guitar arrangements of multi-tracked repertoire. This includes US Pulitzer Prize winning composer Julia Wolfe’s elegy LAD, (originally written for nine bagpipes), David Lang’s Killer and Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint.

The reviews are in:

‘Bracingly original…the results, like the performances themselves, are spectacular’ – GRAMOPHONE

‘A definitive performance of Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint’ – THE GUARDIAN

‘Surprisingly urgent and thrusting’ – BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE

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Friday 8 March
7.30pm

Sean Shibe – softLOUD

£18, £15, £5 students*

A £1 postage fee is charged where applicable

Recommended Age: 8+

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