Third Coast Percussion (US)

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Date(s) - 21/04/2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Grammy-award winning ensemble Third Coast Percussion closes VNM’s 2017-18 concert series with their first ever performance in Vancouver.

This breathtaking program includes internationally-acclaimed composer Augusta Read ThomasResounding Earth. Written specially for Third Coast Percussion, Resounding Earth brings together over 125 bells from around the world to create a beautiful and completely unprecedented sound world. Also on the program is Steve Reich’s Mallet Quartet, as well as a movement of Wild Sound, a work composed for Third Coast Percussion by composer and percussionist Glenn Kotche, from the iconic Chicago rock band Wilco.

“Mysterious, funny, endlessly inventive.” – Boston Classical Review



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      Founded in 1973, Vancouver New Music engages communities in the exploration, creation, and experience of progressive and outstanding new music. VNM is dedicated to exploring and contextualizing new music and sonic art, through concert presentations, festival, community, and workshop events. VNM regularly commissions and premieres new works by Canadian composers, presents leading and emerging electroacoustic and electronic music artists, international composers and performers, sound installations and music theatre. VNM presents an annual festival that focuses each year on a theme within the new music landscape, and explores the interaction of contemporary music with other disciplines such as theatre, installation and media arts. Other activities include lectures and workshops with visiting artists, ensemble workshops and presentations open to the community, and other sound art and new music related community events.

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