Festival 2022

The Rite of Spring: Rex Lawson

3rd July 2022 7pm

VOCES8 Centre

A very special performance by pianola virtuoso Rex Lawson

PRICE: £20

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Postponed from last summer, we are delighted to welcome pianola virtuoso Rex Lawson to perform Stravinsky’s ground-breaking ballet score, The Rite of Spring, with its depictions of pagan rituals and nature. It’s partnered with his only piece written specifically for pianola, and a work by fellow countryman, Scriabin – a major influence on Stravinsky – played on a roll featuring Scriabin’s original performance, 150 years after the composer’s birth.

The pianola is a now-rare mechanical piano, operated through painstakingly-prepared paper rolls, and this special event is a real collector’s item, not to be missed.

 

Stravinsky                   Étude pour pianola

Scriabin                       Sonata No.3

Stravinsky                   The Rite of Spring

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SUNDAY 3 JULY
7:00 PM

Venue information

VOCES8 Centre

St Annes and St Agnes Church
London
EC2V 7BX
United Kingdom

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