Nik Bärtsch & Sophie Clements When The Clouds Clear: A Light and Sound Poem
15 Nov 2019
LONDON Southbank Centre / Purcell Room
The EFG London Jazz Festival is proud to present the UK premiere of British composer and double bassist Barry Guy’s composition The Blue Shroud, released on Intakt Records – a major work for 14-piece ensemble based on Picasso’s masterpiece Guernica.
The pan-European ensemble features violinist Maya Homburger, Greek vocalist Savina Yannatou, Spanish pianist Agustí Fernandez, Irish guitarist/composer Benjamin Dwyer and Swedish saxophonist Per "Texas" Johansson amongst others.
Barry Guy – bass and director (GB)
Savina Yannatou – voice (GR)
Agustí Fernández – piano ( ES )
Maya Homburger – violin ( CH )
Fanny Paccoud – viola (FR)
Ben Dwyer – guitar ( IR )
Percy Pursglove – trumpet (UK)
Michael Niesemann – alto sax / oboe (DE)
Torben Snekkestad – soprano sax / tenor ( NO )
Per Texas Johansson – tenor sax / clarinet ( SE )
Julius Gabriel – baritone sax / soprano ( DE )
Marc Unternährer – tuba (CH)
Ramón López – percussion ( ES )
Lucas Niggli – percussion (CH)
'Sudden dizzying shifts and kaleidoscopic textures, in which the diverse styles coexist on their own terms.'