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PRES@60: Thomas Lehn plays Bogusław Schaeffer
23 November 2017 @ 9:30 pm
Thomas Lehn analogue synthesiser / computer
Bogusław Schaeffer Symphony UK Premiere
In addition to performing his own electronic music and leading ensembles such as ensemble]h[iatus, in recent years Thomas Lehn has become increasingly active as a synthesiser interpreter of electronic compositions. His renowned realisation of Schaeffer’s Symphony (electronic music for tape), first performed in 2010 and since regarded as a classic, is documented to critical acclaim on the recording PRES Scores, released by Polish label Bolt/Monotype. This is its only planned UK performance.
Produced by hcmf// organised in collaboration with the Adam Mickiewicz Institute operating under the Culture.pl brand within the international cultural programme accompanying Poland’s centenary of regaining independence – POLSKA 100 (financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland as part of the Multi-annual Programme ‘Niepodległa’ 2017-2021); also supported by Goethe-Institut London
PRES@60 is co-curated by Michał Libera, Michał Mendyk and Daniel Muzyczuk and co-financed by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Approx finish time: 9.50pm