Performances of Portal

New Rational Music

Rational Rec

20:00, Tuesday 5 February 2008
The Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club (external link)
44 Pollard Row
E2 6NB London
United Kingdom

New Rational Music is Rational Rec (external link)´s annual commissions showcase for the best in emerging and established composers. Each piece will be a world première by established artists, written for a variety of instruments. New Rational Music offers new audiences a unique opportunity to experience contemporary music in a welcoming setting, contrasting with the usual concert venues traditionally associated with notated music.

The pieces will be performed by Mark Knoop, Alan Thomas, Vicky Wright, Marcus Barcham-Stevens and Guido Henneböhl (external link).

Jonathan Powell Rabbitango 2008*
Gijs Kramers Portal 2008*
Michael Finnissy Yob Cultcha (or ‘Keep taking the Tabloids’) 2008*9
Laurence Crane Some Rock Music for Alan Thomas 2008*
Catherine Kontz Cahiers Trouvés 2008*
Alwynne Pritchard Sheet Music 2008*
first performance