A new composition by Dr Lauren Redhead

On the evening of Thursday 7th June, 12 Fragments for Transverse Flute, a new work for baroque flute that has been written specially for Carla Rees will be performed live.

Carla Rees is a UK-based low flutes player and arranger. She is the artistic director of rarescale, an ensemble which exists to promote the alto flute and its repertoire, and Director of low flutes publishing company, Tetractys. She plays Kingma System flutes and works frequently in collaboration with composers to develop new repertoire and techniques.

Dr Lauren Redhead’s piece will be performed in a programme of works, including those by Ben Gaunt, Mats O Hansson, Derek Holden, Devon Tipp and Jason Fick, at 7:30pm at Iklectik; a creative platform founded in 2014 that showcases contemporary art, experimental music and artistic critical practice.

Carla Rees will perform alongside Michael Oliva (electronics). Originally trained as a biochemist, Michael Oliva is now a composer, with a fondness for writing operas and music for electronics and woodwind. He is composer in residence with the contemporary music ensemble rarescale, and also performs regularly with them in the UK, Europe and the United States.

You can buy tickets for the event at a reduced advanced rate of £8 via this link.