GABA-analogue is an exclusive new installation over a year in the making that features commissions from some of the UK’s leading new composers and music producers presented within a unique immersive audio-visual environment.
London Contemporary Orchestra and Special Guests present Shiva Feshareki's GABA-analogue: An exclusive audio-visual experience combining acoustic and electronic sound.
London Contemporary Orchestra specialise in audio-visual installations that push forward the capacities of acoustic and electronic sound.
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For the first time in its history Printworks will feature acoustic instrumentation, including four orchestras playing simultaneously with electronic sampling, all in its unique 30,000 sq. ft main space.
The evening will feature multiple different performances spread across the evening from 20.30-01.00 all in durational style. The audience is free to wander around the installation as the pieces unfold.
London Contemporary Orchestra is one of the world’s leading ensembles of contemporary music.
The orchestra specialises in multi-disciplinary collaborations combining new music with visual and artistic elements as well as collaborations with leading electronic producers and contemporary composers.
Recent work has included:
— A new acclaimed live show created with Actress and Boiler Room
— An audio visual collaboration with Steve Reich and the film-maker Bill Morrison
— Work on the albums of Frank Ocean, Radiohead and Justice
— Two new premieres with Terry Riley at the Barbican
— A European tour with Jonny Greenwood
Upcoming work includes:
— An audio-visual installation at the Tate Tanks (September 2017)
— An audio-visual installation with Daniel Wohl and Daniel Schwarz at Kings Place (June 2017)
— A site-specific performance in the Peak District with Lee Gamble, his «first acoustic composition specifically crafted to the architecture of a cave», commissioned by Shiva Feshareki
Supported by London Music Masters, Arts Council England and the PRS Foundation.
LCO gratefully acknowledges support from London Music Masters in commissioning, and presenting the world premiere of ‘GABA-analogue