Music : Adam Bohman & Martin Hackett + Sue Lynch/Adrian Northover/Catherine Pluygers. Saturday 23rd July 19:30

Adam Bohman : prepared strings & amplified objects
Martin Hackett : Korg MS10
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Sue Lynch : tenor saxophone, flute & clarinet
Adrian Northover : alto & soprano saxophone
Catherine Pluygers : oboe & cor anglais

Doors 7:3- | music 8pm | entry £6 cash

Adam Bohman is a major figure, improviser and innovator on the London Improvised music scene. His group The Bohman Brothers (with Jonathon Bohman) have performed at many international festivals. Notable perfomances include: Rattling Cages with Ilhan Volkov at the Proms, Royal Albert Hall 17th August. A Twelve Hour Concert part of Erase and Reset Festival, Sophlensoele, Berlin. With Christian Marclay at Tate Modern, Schwitters in Britain ‘Late at the Tate’ performing the Schwitters composition ‘Anna Blume’ in a duo with Steve Beresford. The Full of Noises Festival in Barrow in Furness commissioned a new performance from him in 2013. Helen Petts commissioned Adam to compose original music for her Kurt Schwitters related film Throw Them Up and Let Them Sing.

Martin Hackett is a member of Oxford Improvisers and the Muzzix collective in Lille, France. He has been playing improvised music of one sort or another for as long as he can remember, for the past thirty years largely devoted to an obsessive exploration of the Korg MS10 synthesiser.

Sue Lynch currently runs The Horse Improvised Music Club with Adam Bohman, Hutch Demouilpied and Adrian Northover. She has performed with Adam Bohman, Eddie Prévost, Anna Homler, Steve Noble, Crystabel Riley, Caroline Kraabel, Sharon Gal and John Edwards. She performed as part of Tarek Atoui’s ‘Reverse Collection’ at The Tate Modern.

Adrian Northover plays soprano, sopranino and alto saxophones, and is based in London. He can currently be heard playing on the London club scene with a wide range of musicians, including the London Improvisers Orchestra, as well as doing solo saxophone performances.  Adrian also works with film/sound and runs ‘Ensemble Kino’, a pool of musicians providing live music to film, as well as the yearly Triptik film night events, involving a stellar cast of improvisers.

Catherine Pluygers has had a very varied career in the music world as soloist, teacher, concert promoter and composer. She was the founder member of ‘Thomas Arne Players’ which gave its debut in the Purcell Room in 1980 and Wigmore Hall the following year.
As a soloist she has toured widely in Britain with a particular interest in music for oboe and organ, contemporary music and improvised music. She promotes ‘Music for Solo Oboe by Women Composers’ and has toured this work at universities and festivals in the ULK and in USA. In 1998 she started London New Wind Festival.

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