Michael Nyman's Greatest Hits

Royal Festival Hall , South Bank Wednesday March 27 2013 0:00
Michael Nyman's Greatest Hits
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Michael Nyman

A rare opportunity to see the composer and pianist Michael Nyman in concert with The Michael Nyman Band, in a special evening of music featuring some of his most renowned, critically acclaimed and loved works.

From 'The Draughtsman's Contract:

'Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds'; 'Queen of the night'; The disposition of the linen'; 'An eye for optical theory'.

From 'A Zed and Two Noughts':

'Prawn watching'; and 'Time lapse'.

(Part of the series The Rest is Noise'.)

'The Musicologist Scores' (with music from Handel and Purcell).

From 'The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover':


From 'Prospero's Books':

'Prospero's magic'; 'Come unto these yellow sands'; 'Miranda'.

From 'Water Dances':

'Gliding' (first movement); Synchronising (second movement); Coupling (fourth movement); and 'Splashing' (eighth movement).


Venue name: Royal Festival Hall
Address: Belvedere Rd
South Bank
Transport: Tube: Waterloo
Price: £25-£60
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