Monthly Archives: August 2019

New video of Steve Reich ‘Pulse’

A video of Colin conducting Steve Reich Pulse live from Fondation Louis Vuitton has just been released. Filmed at Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, in December 2017, the work is included in Colin’s third album, Colin Currie & Steve Reich Live at Fondation Louis Vuitton, which celebrates the percussionist’s artistic relationship with the American cultural icon… Read more »

“Seeing them at work is like watching a ballet unfold before your eyes”

Gubaidulina Glorious Percussion at Edinburgh Festival Colin Currie Group, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, cond. Thomas Dausgaard “Seeing them at work is like watching a ballet unfold before your eyes, the players weaving and ducking their way through their battery of percussion like dancers performing a ritual. It’s thrilling and, at times, utterly visceral… Five out of… Read more »

Debut at Edinburgh International Festival

The Colin Currie Group will open the 2019/20 season with their debut at Edinburgh International Festival, where they will give their first performance of Gubaidulina Glorious Percussion – a concerto for percussion quintet and orchestra – under the baton of Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra on Thursday 8 August. The group will also… Read more »