Roscoe Mitchell ‘+ special guests to be announced’ at Wigmore Hall (28 June)

Sebastian writes: A sudden addition to the Wigmore Hall calendar today is Roscoe Mitchell on 28 June.

Roscoe Mitchell. Publicity photo/ Wigmore Hall

(Quoting release)

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Tuesday 28 June 2022 7:30PM

Roscoe Mitchell saxophone; Plus special guests to be announced
Duration : This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval

  • Roscoe Mitchell saxophone
  • Plus special guests to be announced

Master saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell has been one of the defining voices in contemporary improvisation for over 50 years, having founded the celebrated Art Ensemble of Chicago in 1967. As part of a major three-night UK residency this June (*), in partnership with London Contemporary Music Festival and the Serpentine Galleries, Wigmore Hall presents Roscoe Mitchell alongside special guests, in a programme that will showcase the full versatility of one of America’s greatest living composer-performers.” QUOTE ENDS

(*) We will add more details when available and list in our Wednesday Breakfast newsletter.

UPDATE 23 Apr. The LCMF event at Woolwich Works on Saturday 18 June is now listed HERE

Quoting: “Roscoe Mitchell, Cerith Wyn Evans, Tyshawn Sorey, Oliver Leith, Elvin Brandhi, Mariam Rezaei, No Home, Stom Sogo, LCMF Orchestra

Saturday night’s cohabitation of extremes will see a rare visit by 81-year-old American legend Roscoe Mitchell, saxophonist, composer and founding member of the Art Ensemble of Chicago; LCMF Orchestra premieres new work by artist Cerith Wyn Evans, composer Oliver Leith, electronic producer Elvin Brandhi and American composers Tyshawn Sorey and Ben Patterson; there will be live sets from Gateshead-based turntablist Mariam Rezaei and young London-based producer No Home, plus shorts by Japanese experimental filmmaker Stom Sogo.” QUOTE ENDS

LINK: Bookings for 28 June

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