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Classic minimalism from founding father of the genre Steve Reich – plus plenty more. Edinburgh-born international percussion soloist Colin Currie directs an evening of propulsive rhythm and calming contemplation. 

Reich’s luminous Pulse is one of the composer’s most reflective works, while Radio Re-write reworks two iconic songs by rock band Radiohead. Legendary Dutch post-minimalist Louis Andriessen wrote his jazz- and blues-infused concerto Tapdance specifically for Currie in 2013, while Julia Wolfe tackles globalisation in her high-energy Fuel, and Arvo Pärt summons stillness in his meditative Fratres. 

DJ Dolphin Boy will provide electronic accompaniment to exciting night of music-making. 

Colin Currie director/percussion 
DJ Dolphin Boy 

PÄRT Fratres 
REICH Pulse 
REICH Radio Re-write 

In association with The Skinny 

Presented by The Scottish Chamber Orchestra

SCO 23/24: Steve Reich +