VOX: 05

3rd May 2018

Meredith Monk - Stringsongs
John Moran - The Little Retarded Boy
Vitalija Glovackyte - Tender Volts (VOX commission)
David Lang - Music For Gracious Living
John Uren - Her Own Dying Moments

With special guest Alessandra Ruggeri (dancer, Moran), and Tim Dickinson (actor, Lang).

Phaedra Ensemble continue our VOX 2018 series with a concert featuring the UK premiere of John Moran’s The Little Retarded Boy, a new commission for amplified slimming belts and electronics by Vitalija Glovackyte, and David Lang’s parody of dinner party culture. Concluding the night are two hauntingly beautiful string quartets - John Uren’s Her Own Dying Moments, discussing mortality via the death of David Bowie, and Meredith Monk’s mesmerising Stringsongs.

Photos by Dimitri Djuric