Music: Mindful Visions: Metamorphosis, Daydreams And Fantasies
  • Upper Lecture Theatre, Sherwell Centre, Plymouth University

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Simon Ible conductor
Nuria Bonet Filella piano
Marcelo Gimenes piano
Lona Kozik piano

Marcelo Gimenes Pensiveness
Sam Richards Pebbles, Waves, Clouds
Nuria Bonet Filella Tuna Fishing
Purcell Fantasias
Vivaldi Al Santo Sepolcro

Showcasing three new works by Plymouth University composers, this concert includes: Pensiveness, a musical piece for piano and string ensemble written by Marcelo Gimenes reflecting daydreaming, fantasy and melancholy images; Tuna Fishing, drawing on inspiration from Escher's work Metamorphosis II where shapes morph into one another; Pebbles, Clouds and Waves is best expressed from John Lubbock’s The Pleasure of Life, “to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky is by no means a waste of time”.

Date: Saturday 8 April
Time: 19:30–21:30
Venue: Upper Lecture Theatre, Sherwell Centre
Ticket information: £10/£7. Discounts available via the Artory App and free to Plymouth University students via SPiA

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