UPLINK 10: COMPOSING FOR THE COSMOS WITH JESSE PASSENIER & KATE MOORE
Join us on Friday 15th May for a classical space music Uplink livestream special with composers Jesse Passenier and Kate Moore. We’ll be live from 8pm (BST) / 9pm (CEST) here (don’t forget to subscribe).
Jesse Passenier is a composer, arranger, conductor, drummer, pianist and vibraphonist, and the artistic director and founder of the Fluid Orchestra, and the Fluid Festival. He is the winner of the Rogier van Otterloo Award 2017, acknowledging his success in bringing together musical genres in cross-overs, leading his own orchestra and celebrating his skill in orchestral writing. Jesse worked with the European Space Agency (ESA) on the WDR Big Band, which included his Rosetta composition.
Kate Moore is an Internationally acclaimed composer. In 2017 she was awarded the prestigious Dutch composition award The Matthijs Vermeulen Prize. Her works are performed by among others Asko|Schönberg, Bang on a Can, Icebreker, Slagwerk Den Haag, Ensemble Offspring, The Australian String Quartet and The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Groot Omroepkoor. Kate wrote the piece Magenta Magnetic and also Space Junk – about space debris.
Join us on Friday at 8pm (BST) / 9pm (CEST) to watch and join in at our Youtube Channel. You can also catch past episodes of Uplink and subscribe for news about forthcoming editions.