Planet Tree Music Festival No.9


Attempting to highlight the crossover between the spiritual/consciousness/meditative and the cultural dimensions of music,
also the lying down aspect this year, this Festival will include the audience option to lie down on a mat


The 9th Planet Tree Music Festival October 2017 – provisional program, subject to change
All events at Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London
except Oct 15 at All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak/South Hampstead, London

At all concerts, especially Oct 19th and 26th audiences are invited to lie down if they wish, to relax into the sound worlds, this is a new approach for audience listening.

Saturday Oct 7 7.30
Carlo Grante, piano performs music by Keith Barnard and Lawrence Ball
Keith Barnard: In Silence To The Ultimate Creator WP
Lawrence Ball: Piano Suite 11a WP Piano Suite12 WP

Saturday Oct 14 7.30
Keith Barnard, piano, performs his own music – titles tba
Alessandra Celletti, piano and electronics, performs her “Working On Satie” a multi-media piece UKP
and music by Lawrence Ball: “StarGates” WP

Sunday Oct 15 3pm
the Solem Quartet, with Catherine King, mezzo and Stephen Bennett, clarinet
perform music by:
James D’Angelo, Lawrence Ball, Jean Catoire, Christine Turellier  and Bela Bartok
James D’Angelo: The Scherzo of Fools for clarinet quintet WP,
Pater Noster for mezzo soprano and string quartet WP
Lawrence Ball: String Quartet No.6 WP
Jean Catoire: tba
Christine Turellier: tba
Bela Bartok: String quartet 4

Thursday Oct 19 7pm
Jeroen Van Veen and Sandra Mol, pianos, perform music by:
Simeon Ten Holt, Jeroen Van Veen, Lawrence Ball, Jean Catoire and Max Richter
Simeon Ten Holt: Canto Ostinato
others tba

Saturday Oct 21 7.30
Trio D’Angelo + violinist (tba)
music by: James D’Angelo, Arvo Part, Alan Hovhaness, Jean Catoire
James D’Angelo: Solitude: A cycle of six songs on poems of Thomas Merton Trio D’Angelo
James D’Angelo: Recitative and Scherzo for violin and piano – Violinist to be confirmed; JDA, piano
Arvo Part: Spiegal im Spiegal violinist/ JDA, pno
One of the Catoire Piano sonatas probably Op. 211
Alan Hovhaness: Saturn (complete)
or Scriabin: Towards the Flame and an abridged Saturn

Thursday Oct 26 7.30
Pataphysical Transmission – an ambisonic composers’ Collective
Surround sound concert relay
Andres Saenz De Sicilia
Matthew Linares
Camilo Tirado

WP = World premiere

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