RUSH HOUR #3: ILLUMINATE

Thursday
01
March
FREE
6.00PM
St John's Waterloo i
RUSH HOUR #3: ILLUMINATE
Michael Torke Ash
Beethoven Symphony No.4
Jonathan Bloxham Conductor

There’s a war brewing. Simmering throughout Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony is a conflict between the building blocks of music: on the one hand, lyricism and melody; on the other, incisive rhythms, razor-sharp accents and syncopation. Matching each-other blow for blow, they compete for supremacy right up until the final movement when suddenly two become one. Exploring how lighting might illuminate not only musicians on-stage but the inner-workings of a symphony too, we leap from the shadows into a maze of dazzling contrasts. 

Alongside this, Ash takes Beethoven’s surging rhythms and forges them into a new, thrillingly jagged entity, as though a symphony is being viewed through a shattered mirror.


Please note that audience will be admitted from 5.20pm



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Concert supported by:
Jerwood Charitable Foundation