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Launch night // 28 June 2015

Sunday 28 June 20:00 Cafe Oto, London Cikada perform works from the acclaimed composer Laurence Crane as a launch night for their new CD on the Lawo Classics label. “I use simple and basic musical objects; common chords and intervals, arpeggios, drones, cadences, fragments of scales and melodies. The materials may seem familiar – perhaps even rather ordinary – but my aim is to find a fresh beauty in these objects by placing them in new structural and formal contexts and by using a surface texture that is highly reduced.” – Laurence Crane, 2013 Program Simon Holt (2007) for piano, violin & cello Sparling (1992) for clarinet & piano Riis (1996) for clarinet, cello and electric organ Four Minia

Only Connect - The Deep // 04 June 2015

Thursday 4 June 20:00 Majorstua kirke, Oslo Only Connect is nyMusikk's festival of adventorous music. Cikada are performing as a piano trio on the opening concert. We will explore open strings and try to find out how Marcel Proust’s sketchbooks sound like in Majorstuen kirke June 4th. # Francesco Filidei: Corde Vuote (2010) # Gerard Pesson: Ne pas oublier coq rouge dans jour craquelé (moments Proust) (2010) Francesco Filidei’s piece has the descriptive title Corde Vuote that in Italian means open strings. Longer parts of the piece are played on open strings, and the listener is therefore invited to open her ears to the many different shades that lies in string instruments, colored by the pia

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