Pegasus Theatre Magdalen Road Oxford OX4 1RE
1.30-3.30 pm Taster workshop on improvisation techniques. Cost: £3
4.00-6.00 pm Open session. An open rehearsal and discussion prior to the evening performance. Cost: Free (booking required).
8.00 pm Concert:
“New moves, new sounds ”
£7, £5 concessions, £4 U18
Live collaborations across the arts featuring
Three exceptional guest musicians
Tunde Jegede (kora, cello),
Hafeez Al-Karrar (percussion),
Ahmed Abdul Rahman (erhu),
Four remarkable Oxfordshire based dancers
Susie Crow (Ballet in Small Places)
Ana Barbour (Anadance)
Aya Kobayashi (Anjali Dance Company)
Jason Manito (Anjali Dance Company)
Three graphic artists from the DEC Project
Clare Bassett, Kassandra Isaacson and Susan Moxley
Four members of Oxford Improvisers
Pete McPhail (flute/sax), Jill Elliott (Viola),
Sarah Verney Caird (Voice) and Pat Thomas (Electronics)
In association with: Pegasus Theatre
Ahmed Abdul Rahman (erhu – chinese fiddle) is a Sudanese musician and composer living in the UK since 1991. Having graduated from the High Institute of Music and Drama, Khartoum, he went on to master the Erhu (traditional Chinese fiddle), gaining a PGD in Composition for Chinese Music and Traditional Chinese Musical Instruments in China. His professional experience includes being the Musical Director of the Sudanese Acrobatic Team and The National Sudanese Folk Dance.
Tunde Jegede (kora & cello) is a composer and multi-instrumentalist who is uniquely placed between the worlds of Contemporary Classical, African and Popular music. He is a prolific song writer, working across several music genres as a producer and performer .
Hafeez Al-Karrar (percussion) is a Sudanese musician and percussion of outstanding repute who performs regularly with Ahmed Abdul Rahman.
DEC Project is an Oxford based group of graphic artists, who explore live interactions with dancers and musicians through multiple projections of the drawing processes in real time. (see below, at Pegasus Theatre Studio, during COHESION FESTIVAL 2010)