Run by composer Paul Clark, this lecture unpicks modern classical music. No musical training or prior knowledge is required to appreciate this musical lecture-adventure. It will explain how the big names in avant garde music - Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Stockhausen, Reich, Ligeti - relate to each other, and to the world or rock and electronica. It also attempts to unpick often misunderstood concepts in modern classical music such as serialism, minimalism and atonality.
Paul is co-artistic director of performance company Clod Ensemble in London & has written original music for all the company's productions to date, including Under Glass, An Anatomie in Four Quarters & Zero (all Sadler's Wells), Silver Swan (Tate Modern Turbine Hall, V&A Raphael Room, Royal Opera House) Red Ladies (Southbank Centre, ICA & Museo Serralves, Portugal) and Must (with Peggy Shaw, Public Theater, New York).
He has also written many unclassifiable music-based stage works, including The Weather Man (Opera North) and liebeslied/my suicides (ICA/Genesis Foundation) and Here All Night (Lincoln Center, New York, Brighton Festival). He has written dozens of scores for theatre, from the fringe to the National Theatre in the UK and internationally across Europe and USA in especially with productions by Katie Mitchell and Gare St Lazare, Ireland.
He has collaborated with artists across the spectrum including TV/film makers Arnaud Desplechin, John Michael McDonagh, Emily Young and Christine Gernon; performers Split Britches and Simon Amstell; philosophers Alexander Garcia Duttman and Bill Brewer ; artists Rut Blees Luxemburg, Mel Brimfield and Mark Aerial Waller; sound designers Gareth Fry and Melanie Wilson; Video Designer Leo Warner; writers David Sedaris and Alice Oswald; and with a huge range of musicians from Osterreichisches Ensemble fur Nueue Musik to Dangermouse, from the male chorus of the Welsh National Opera to The Fall.
Please note this seminar is being held at the National Theatre Studio, next to the Old Vic Theatre. That's a different place from the National Theatre where the Olivier, Lyttelton and Dorfman theatres are located.
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A Symposium for the 40th Anniversary of the opening of the National Theatre
Symposium Directors: Paule Constable & Richard Pilbrow
Theatre and Architecture: A DiscussionConfrontation, Misunderstanding or Collaboration?The NT’s Birthday — What next for our theatre?
Including a visit to the DORFMAN THEATRE and a demonstration of the DRUM REVOLVE
A conversation between theatre practitioners and the architectural and consulting community on the relationship between theatre and the design and architecture of theatre buildings. High profile speakers discuss how theatre makers at the National Theatre have worked in its spaces and contributed to its success as a place for plays, and consider the technological opportunities of the future.
Presented by the ABTT in association with the National Theatre.
Click here for the full itinerary and details of how to book. Use code ASD202 for a discounted ticket.
Run by Shure Distribution UK, Wireless Mastered aims to demystify the world of wireless by providing an in-depth look into RF Technology and the recent changes to spectrum allocation.
Additionally, attendants will have the chance to gain hands-on training with Shure's industry leading wireless products, including: Axient, ULX-D, QLX-D, & PSM1000.
Join Matthew Bromley-Morgans, Sound & Video Supervisor at the National Theatre, for a morning that aims to de-mystify video for sound people.
Increasingly we are also needed to work in video, which whilst sharing many things in common, is based on fundamentals that many of us haven't learnt.
This seminar aims to introduce sound engineers to the basic technicalities and principles of working in video for theatre, from the basic principles to the pragmatic realities.
During this three hour session Mogzi will aim to cover:
It would be helpful if you could bring a Mac Laptop with Qlab and Catalyst already installed to use during the session. Mogzi will refer to this as the tutorial progresses.
Follow the links to download the software here:
This is an ASD training session and so is eligible for travel assistance. Please click here for more information.
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Dante audio networking is a massive part of sound for theatre.
During this session Senior Technical Solutions Manager for Audinate Kieran Walsh will introduce us to audio networking and help us get to grips with how we can make this ever expanding tool work for us.
Find out more about how Dante is used here.
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