Terry Riley’s 1964 work In C is regarded as one of the first minimalist pieces ever composed. It can be adjusted to any length, and played by any number and mix of musicians. The result is an organic process, as riffs and rhythms grow and interweave. This performance, created specially for TEDxWhitehall, involves a keyboard, a vibraphone, a cello, a flute, a clarinet, and three dancers. On stage are the CrossContemporary Project, a new and versatile ensemble born at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
CrossContemporary Project aims to give voice to the composers of our time. They are a versatile ensemble that can take many different forms according to the repertoire being performed, and which bring together a passion for chamber music with interests in jazz, folk and performing arts.