Summer Festival 2016

The Dark Tower

Monday 13 June, 7.00pm (2016)

Barts Pathology Museum

PRICE: Tickets: £15 unreserved

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Langham Research Centre electronics

What if seemingly functional machines had individual characters and personalities? Inspired by the quirks and imperfections of obsolete technology, Langham Research Centre gives the premiere of The Dark Tower, a response to the life of one of the most famous electrical engineers of the 20th century, Nicholas Tesla.

Surrounded by over 5,000 medical specimens, watch the creation of scintillating electronic music using tape machines, sine-wave oscillators and phonographic cartridges.

Britain’s leading musique concrète performing group.” The Guardian

Full programme

Christian Wolff For Magnetic Tape II (London premiere)
Langham Research Centre extract from Muffled Cyphers
Langham Research Centre The Dark Tower (world premiere)

Pre-concert talk

6.15pm – 6.45pm
Hear the inspiration behind The Dark Tower from DJ Max Reinhardt.
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Approximate end time: 8.15pm (no interval)
Please note that this venue is not wheelchair accessible.

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Venue information

Barts Pathology Museum

Queen Mary University of London
Robin Brook Centre
W Smithfield

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St Paul’s  (8 mins)
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Farringdon (7 minutes)
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