Ian Percy - new work, for clarinet, violin, cello and percussion
Toru Takemitsu - Rain Tree Sketch II (in memoriam Olivier Messiaen), for solo piano
Louis Andriessen - Woodpecker, for solo percussion
George Lentz - Nguurraa, for clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion
Olivier Messiaen - Quartet for the End of Time, for clarinet, violin, cello and piano
Mark Simpson - clarinet
Thelma Handy - violin
Jonathan Aasgaard - Cello
Simone Rebello - percussion
Ian Buckle – piano
Pixels Ensemble is a collective of established chamber music players with a shared passion for performing the finest repertoire, from the classical period to the present day. Vastly experienced and versatile, the group appears in a wide range of combinations and line-ups, lending itself to innovative programming and enabling huge variety within individual concerts.
This special Remembrance concert includes alongside exciting contemporary works by composers Toru Takemitsu and Louis Andriessen, a performance of Olivier Messiaen's classic Quartet for the End of Time, a piece written whilst a prisoner of war in German captivity, and first premiered by his fellow prisoners.
NB: This concert takes place in the Great Hall at Liverpool Hope University Creative Campus, close to the Capstone Theatre.