VOX: 05
3rd May 2018

Meredith Monk - Stringsongs
John Moran - The Little Retarded Boy
Vitalija Glovackyte - Tender Volts (VOX commission)
David Lang - Music For Gracious Living
John Uren - Her Own Dying Moments

 

With special guest Alessandra Ruggeri (dancer, Moran), and Tim Dickinson (actor, Lang).

VOX 5 features the UK premiere of John Moran’s The Little Retarded Boy, a new commission for amplified slimming belts and electronics by Vitalija Glovackyte, and David Lang’s parody of dinner party culture, Music for gracious living. Concluding the night are two hauntingly beautiful string quartets - John Uren’s Her Own Dying Moments, discussing mortality via the death of David Bowie, and Meredith Monk’s mesmerising Stringsongs.

 

With special guest Alessandra Ruggeri (dancer, Moran), and Tim Dickinson (actor, Lang).