Shira Legmann

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Shira Legmann
The artist is a pianist and composer, and a member of the New Music ensemble Musica Nova since 2006. Over the last two years, she has served as co-artistic director of Musica Nova, where she has been curating concerts for contemporary and experimental music. Her performances as a pianist have been much praised by the press.
Program: Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach performed on an automated “Prepared Piano”. The piano was designed in advance on a system specifically prepared for the piece.
 "In this performance, I wish to draw upon the technique developed by John Cage, in order to examine and challenge our tonal and melodic memory of a well-known work, and to offer an innovative repainting of this 18th century masterpiece."

Photography: Katerina Jebb

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