Prom 13
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Daphne Oram's visionary Still Point fills the cavernous space of the Royal Albert Hall for the first time in the premiere of a revised realisation based on recently discovered archive material.

Composed in 1949 - almost a decade before Oram co-founded the BBC Radiophonic Workshop - the piece was possibly the first to combine a live orchestra with live electronic manipulations, here played via turntables.

Still Point forms the centrepiece of a late-night sonic exploration that features work by Delia Derbyshire - another Radiophonic Workshop pioneer who achieved cult status for her electronic arrangement of the Doctor Who TV theme - as well as new works inspired by the Radiophonic legacy.

Daphne Oram
Still Point c30'
world premiere of revised version
plus electronic works by Delia Derbyshire and others, and the world premiere of a new work for orchestra and electronics
Shiva Feshareki turntables/electronics
London Contemporary Orchestra
Robert Ames conductor

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Type of production: Concert

Opened: 23 July 2018

Booking until: 23 July 2018

Running time: 1 Hour 15 Mins

Prices: £20.00 - £33.00