Warp Works and 20th Century Masters

Born at the Royal Festival Hall on 10th March 2003, and described by the Daily Telegraph as, “The beginnings of a quiet musical revolution”, the London Sinfonietta / Warp concerts grew out of a shared desire to explore the connection between the electronic experimenters on the Warp label and the avant-garde 20th century pioneers who were their sonic grandfathers, at least on one side.

Flat-e were commissioned to curate the visual accompaniments and lighting to this amazing show including films and real time visuals for GyΓΆrgy Ligeti, Conlon Nancarrow, Boards of Canada, Mira Calix, Aphex Twin, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Charles Ives, Squarepusher.

The Festival Hall was packed; the audience young and hip (or at least, younger and hipper than me); the music sometimes complex, often awesomely loud, but never inaccessible. … What emerged was a fascinating survey of avant-garde music from the 1920s to the present dayThe Times, March 2004

Inspired programming that brought together an eclectic mix of music and visuals that worked better than anyone could have imaginedPixelsurgeon.com, March 2004

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