2012 February

ICEBREAKER VI – “Three Poems From the East”

Agata Zubel

On Sunday the 26th February, as part of the festival ICEBREAKER VI, Luís Tinoco’s Three Poems From the East will be performed by the Polish soprano Agata Zubel and by the Seattle Chamber Players.

Icebreaker Festival

This recital will be given at the Benaroya Hall in Seattle, At 07.00 p.m. and will feature other works by Yitzhak Yedid (Israel), Nabil Benabdeljalil (Morocco), Mohammed Fairouz (Egypt/Lebanon), Salim Dada (Algeria), Aleksander Peci (Albania) and Fazil Say (Turkey).

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ASQ celebrate their 25th anniversary with “Short Cuts”

Established at the Royal Northern College of Music in 1985, the Apollo Saxophone Quartet set out to develop an original repertoire, drawing upon influences from a wide variety of cultures and disciplines, combining contemporary classical, jazz, folk and world music.

Apollo Saxophone Quartet

They celebrate 25 years of being together by creating a program with their favorite music, including Short Cuts, commissioned by the group to Luís Tinoco with funds made available by the Arts Council of England North West, and first performed at the Union Chapel, 1st December 2004 / Atlantic Waves Festival, in London.

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Short Cuts is published by the University of York Music Press and will be performed at the Great Hall of LICA – Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, on the 2nd of Feb.; and at the Axis Arts Centre, in Manchester, on the 1st of March.
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