Performances of One-man band

New Rational Music

Rational Rec

20:00, Tuesday 6 February 2007
The Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club (external link)
44 Pollard Row
E2 6NB London
United Kingdom

New Rational Music, programmed by Rational Rec's Matthew Shlomowitz and Cecilia Wee, features new works by six UK composers. The music and accompanying composer conversations draw on themes including the fragment, performance art and the experimental tradition.

Performed by Mark Knoop, Roderick Chadwick, Laurence Crane, Kwezi Edeman, Matthew Shlomowitz and Cecilia Wee. New Rational Music was supported by The Hinrichsen Foundation.

Joanna Bailie On and Off 2007*7
Paul Whitty i tried living in the real world 2007*10
Alex Hills The Fountain and the Garden 2007*10
John Lely Second Symphony 2007*7
Diana Burrell One-man band 2007*10
Christopher Fox A brief musical tribute to Harold Pinter, after the manner of his later work 2007*10

Rational Rec

A night at the music hall

Spitalfields Festival

20:00, Saturday 7 June 2008
Wilton’s Music Hall (external link)
Graces Alley, off Ensign Street
E1 8JB London
United Kingdom

Plus-Minus (external link) performs at a Rational Rec (external link)’s special take on the traditional Edwardian variety show.

Encounter Wilton’s Music Hall as you’ve never seen it before. Rational Rec brings its distinctive programme of music, performance and film to explore the spaces and histories of Wilton’s Music Hall. The evening includes music by Michael Finnissy (external link), Chris Newman, Diana Burrell (external link) and Trond Reinholdtsen (external link), performed by Plus-Minus (external link) and special guests; performances and interventions from The Vacuum Cleaner and Sheila Ghelani and a new work commissioned from performance art’s elder statesman Brian Catling.

Part of the 2008 Spitalfields Festival (external link).

Michael Finnissy Dust 2008*4
Diana Burrell One-man band 200710
Trond Reinholdtsen 13 Music Theatre Pieces 2008*15
first performance