World Premiere in London


Aug 26, 2014    
2:30 pm


Kensington Unitarian Essex Church in Notting Hill
112 Palace Gardens Terrace, London

Event Type

World premiere of diskriminatsiya. This premiere takes place just steps away from the Russian Embassy in London and showcases the struggles of the Russian LGBT community and the root cause of the discrimination against them in Russia.

Flutists, Samantha Chang and Christopher Lee, will perform with a pre-recorded audio track that includes interviews with two Russian men now living in Canada. Concert starts at 7:30pm in London. Admission is £10.

About Frank Horvat
Horvat, a critically acclaimed composer and pianist, has a long history of encapsulating the issues of our time through his art. Recent works include a solo piano sound documentary, Lac-Mégantic, and an electric chamber work, 08/14/13 – Cairo, about that shockingly violent day in Egypt. This premiere in London is no different. This new piece for 2 flautists, Samantha Chang and Christopher Lee, accompanied by electronics, uncovers the current issues around LGBT discrimination in Russia.

Canada Council for the Arts logoI acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.

Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

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