Lullaby Too Rough

22nd March 2017 19:00
Kings Place
90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
When Sarah Howe met composer-pianist Prach Boondiskulchok, a harmonious collaboration was born. Falling in mirrored halves, the Linos Trio will perform Night Suite with their trademark bluesy, tango style, accompanied by the new poem it inspired from Howe. This is followed by a performance of Goose Daughter, an operatic song-cycle based on Howe’s electric collection Loop of Jade. Join us for an evening of dreams and dialogue with lullabies and lyrics exploring Eastern roots and Western journeys.

Prach Boondiskulchok is a Thai-British pianist and composer, praised as a highly distinctive performer at the forefront of a new generation of artists in Britain. As a founding member of the Linos Piano Trio, he has appeared in many major European venues. His compositions are performed world wide.

Sarah Howe is a British poet, academic and editor. Her first book, Loop of Jade, won the 2015 T.S. Eliot Prize and The Sunday Times / PFD Young Writer of the Year Award. She is a Leverhulme Fellow in English at UCL.

The Linos Piano Trio is the winner of 2014 RPS Frost Prize and 2015 Melbourne Competition. With Konrad Elias-Trostmann (violin) and Vladimir Waltham (cello), the trio is known for its dynamic programmes. They will be joined by mezzo-soprano Catherine Hopper and violinist and violist Jenna Sherry.

Carry on the Conversation

This event will be followed by a free post-event discussion, Carry on the Conversation, taking place by the Box Office on the ground floor. Join us over nibbles to carry on the conversation, meet like-minded people and share your thoughts on tonight's event.


Sarah Howe and Prach Boondiskulchok in conversation
Howe: Prologue to Lullaby Too Rough
Boondiskulchok: Night Suite for Piano Trio performance accompanied by visual poem, Lullaby Too Rough

Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défuncte (arr. Linos Piano Trio)
Howe: Tame from Loop of Jade
Boondiskulchok: Goose Daughter for voice and piano quartet (*European Premiere)
Sarah Howe - Poet and Speaker
Prach Boondiskulchok - Composer and Pianist
Konrad Elias-Trostmann - Violin
Vladimir Waltham - Cello
Catherine Hopper - Mezzo-Soprano
Jenna Sherry - Viola


Sarah Howe and Prach Boondiskulchok image © Alex Lake
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