Performance Space

Performance Space
280 St. John Street, London, EC1V 4PB
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An Assembly

An assembly presents music for large ensembles, voices and electronics by some of the UK's most exciting young composers, with a handful of UK and world premiere performances. Showcasing the dynamism and diversity of the country's new music scene, the works by these award winning artists range from the unhinged to the…

Tue 16 May


From The City Studios

A concert of new electronic music, sonic art and audio-visual work, performed on an immersive multi-channel array of loudspeakers. Includes premieres of new works created by students working in City's Sound Studios. City has long held a reputation for innovation and exploration in the field of electronic music; come and…

Thu 25 May

Ian Pace: Charles Ives - Concord Sonata

Ian Pace performs Charles Ives' Piano Sonata No.2, arguably Ives' masterpiece, and a key work in the 20th century piano literature, with its pioneering use of quotation, atonal harmonies, and references to American transcendentalists. The programme also includes a premiere by Marc Yeats, tributes to the remarkable music…

Maya Youssef Trio

Kanun player Maya Youssef's virtuosity and extraordinary musical gifts are combined with a generosity of outlook, warmth, humour and optimism. The Kanun is a traditional Syrian 78-stringed zither, also existing in differing forms across the Arab world, Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Maya's exceptional skill on the…

Mon 22 May


Near And Far: Exaudi Performs City Composers

The culmination of their annual residency at City, the virtuoso vocal ensemble EXAUDI performs works by postgraduate and undergraduate composers specially created for the ensemble and refined through collaborative workshops.

Tom Herbert And Ruth Goller: Low Tunes

A unique collaboration between two of London's most imaginative bass players, whose work crosses the borders between jazz, pop, punk, folk, experimental and world music. Low Tunes will feature their solo music and a fresh new duo set, pitting bass against bass. Tom Herbert is a bass player in Mercury Music Prize nominated…


As part of their May residency at City, Yarn/Wire perform a programme of new works by North American composers. New York-based Yarn/Wire is a percussion and piano quartet (Ian Antonio and Russell Greenberg, percussion / Laura Barger and Ning Yu, pianos). Noted for its "spellbinding virtuosity" (TimeOut New York) and…

Tue 9 May


Zubin Kanga: The Cyborg Hand

Pianist Zubin Kanga presents new works by British, Australian, German and Canadian composers that extend and subvert the body of the performer using immersive multimedia. Drawing on tropes from sci-fi and horror, the recital features motion sensors, warped Ravel, doppelganger pianists, deformed Hitchcock films, drowning…

Mon 5 Jun

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