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June 2019

309 From Call To Choir

15 June @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

Note we will have something in the region of 300 performers at this week’s Daylight Music. That means there are fewer seats than normal. We don’t imagine we’ll completely fill up the Chapel but just in case we recommend you come down early! Doors open at just before 12:00. From Call To Choir part of our celebration of 10 Years of Daylight Music at Union Chapel, Islington. What happens when the call of one voice captures the imagination of others?…

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310 Piney Gir: Midsummer Madness with She Choir, Oly Ralfe + Premium Leisure

22 June @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

Midsummer Madness part of our celebration of 10 Years of Daylight Music at Union Chapel, Islington. Piney Gir perfect pop music is dipped in sunshine, so she was an obvious choice to curate a special event inspired by the Summer Solstice as part of our 10th Year celebration. She wants you to get playful, be creative, and come along for summertime inspiration and maybe even do a little white witchy spell with her in honour of The Longest Day. Her…

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311 Magnetic String Resonance

29 June @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

What if you could play a note on the piano and have it last forever? Pianist, composer and improviser Xenia Pestova Bennett will curate a special afternoon featuring the Magnetic Resonator Piano, an exciting new instrument designed by the radical inventor Andrew McPherson. A grand piano will be completely transformed into a stunning acoustic cyborg with electromagnets suspended above the strings, allowing for control of minute details of shimmering resonance and gorgeous sustained tones. www.xeniapestova.com | www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G34886jKSo Also performing will be…

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July 2019

312 Space in this Place: Goldsmiths

6 July @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

For Daylight Music on 6th July, staff and students from the music department at Goldsmiths will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing through a varied programme of experimental music-making. From symphonies to soundscape, from Errollyn Wallen to James Blake, music studies at Goldsmiths are distinctive and inclusive. Goldsmiths encourages an atmosphere of open-minded debate and a commitment to all types of music from classical to jazz and pop. Burdocks (1970), Christian Wolf - Outline Ensemble The Outline Ensemble…

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313 Britten Sinfonia Academy + Stick in the Wheel

13 July @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

We finish the Summer season is suitable style with the first presentation of the Britten Sinfonia Academy alongside returning ensemble Stick In The Wheel. The Academy present an afternoon of found folk melodies woven into classical counterpoint by some of the great modern composer, which exploring suggest the idea of music as a universal language. In a performance of togetherness and of unity the orchestra will perform music from across the globe including De Falla, Ligeti and Faure alongside a premiere by Franco-British composer Josephine Stephenson called Writhen. This new work incorporates…

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