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The2019project A Composer’s Guide To Time

  • Date: Wednesday 16th October
  • Times: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Location: Westgate Hall
Will Dutta Made in Transition

Made in Transition, Part 1

The 20/19 Project

A Composer’s Guide to Time

What does the present moment with all its fragmentation, confusion and constriction, look/sound like when seen/heard from above?

In this compelling new series, we present a variety of answers to this question through sound, film, discussion and drawing. Central to The 20/19 Project is the transformational shift in culture over the last one hundred years through the lens of music and in particular, the viola.

The headline shows at Westgate Hall, a former drill hall in Canterbury, feature three outstanding viola sonatas of 1919 by composers Rebecca Clarke, Paul Hindemith and Ernest Bloch, and at Turner Contemporary in Margate, three UK premieres by some of the most persuasive and individual composers of our time. Knitting these together is a new audio-visual work by Ana Quiroga and Pedro Maia, using archive film and field recordings of East Kent.

Tickets via Eventbrite. Search The 20/19 Project.

The 20/19 Project is presented by Studio Will Dutta and supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Wed 16 Oct – 7.30PM

The 20/19 Project: Made in Transition, Part 1

Rosalind Ventris, viola / Will Dutta, piano


Emotions compete in these era-defining viola sonatas, with three new audio-visual preludes by Ana Quiroga and Pedro Maia (world premiere).