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Quintet for Piano and String Quartet
These Broken Wings
It was in America where 20th century music was subjected to the freest and most inspiring brands of experimentation.
The Sage Gateshead’s Composer in Association David Lang curates this concert which includes his own propulsive and playful ‘These Broken Wings’, music from the provocative and wild, as well as to the hypnotic and serene from the pens of Steve Reich, Elliott Carter and John Cage.
“Elliott Carter’s just such an American icon.“ Kyra Humphreys, Northern Sinfonia Co-Leader
David Lang recommends: great documentary films about each of the composers in this concert by the Dutch documentary film maker Frank Scheffer: You can watch them here on Medici TV.
If you are looking for something unusual and interesting then look no further than Hall Two at 9pm. Here you’ll find extraordinary works that you won’t hear in regular concerts, experience a modern view of music from the past and learn about composers who changed the course of...
Music Director Thomas Zehetmair is to conduct the symphonies of Brahms and Schumann with Northern Sinfonia, Orchestra of The Sage Gateshead. Known for stylistic excellence, meticulous precision and intimate understanding Zehetmair and Northern Sinfonia’s interpretation of these greats will...