David Sawer at Proms

  • Composition fellow David Sawer will be performing at the Proms on the 20th August at the Roundhouse, The Proms' industrial answer to the Royal Albert Hall. with a programme which takes its lead from Ligeti’s iconic Ramifications. This embracing score, for two groups of spatially positioned strings, is heard alongside music by one of Ligeti’s natural musical heirs, Georg Friedrich Haas, and other new pieces concerned with physical space. The concert culminates in a major work from David Sawer that reflects the energy and physicality of dance.Read his interview in the Guardian online at https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/aug/15/facing-the-music-composer-...