Co-commissioned by Cheltenham Music Fest & the Southbank Centre

Tiger's Nest

Co-commissioned by Cheltenham Music Festival and the Southbank Centre, with the support of Britten-Pears Foundation

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Rolf Hind’s work for percussion, gamelan and piano evokes the hike to an eponymous Bhutan monastery on a cliff. The piece is written for Javanese gamelan percussion orchestra, two prepared pianos and solo percussion including the canna sonora – a collection of nine-foot aluminium rods.

Rolf Hind has worked closely with living composers across a broad range of styles: from John Adams and Tan Dun, to Ligeti and Lachenmann; Xenakis and Messiaen, to Simon Holt and Judith Weir. He appears regularly at new music festivals throughout Europe and he is in demand as a soloist.

Venue: Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB
Running Time: 60 minutes
Access: Fully accessible. Bar and cafe on site. Parking not available but St Stephen's Multi-Storey is just next door and costs £1 after 5.30pm.
Wheelchair users: If you require a wheelchair space please contact the Box Office on 01482 323638 or email boxoffice@hulltruck.co.uk to book as places are limited.