Monteverdi meets the marimba
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Monteverdi meets the marimba

When Synergy Percussion under its Artistic Director Timothy Constable presents Masterpieces of Time, later this August, some of the music performed will pre-date by centuries, the instruments on which it will be performed. Herr Bach, Monsieur Couperin and Mr Handel will meet the marimba, vibraphones, bells, gongs, mechanical music boxes, prepared piano and steel drums. It doesn’t make the original versions obsolete, but…

Time travelling masterpieces from synergy percussion
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Time travelling masterpieces from synergy percussion

First, they performed Steve Reichs Mallet Quartet, followed in 2011 by Iannis Xenakis’ Pleiade. In 2012, Synergy Percussion brings you Masterpieces of Time, the third in their annual series called Giants.  Whilst the first two works in this series are admittedly significant works in the realm of new music, the repertoire in this third concert is not comparable…