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An Aldeburgh Musicircus – live updates

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Phew, what a day! A massive thanks to everyone who came and took part, from our lovely performers to the wonderful crowds who really got into the spirit of the event. We’ve compiled images and videos of the event in our storify feed here. If you’ve any great pictures and videos of the event, tag your tweets and facebook updates with #musicircus and we’ll add them here too.
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Calling all pianists: take part in a Satie marathon on Sunday 22 June as part of An Aldeburgh Musicircus

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On Sunday 22 June the Aldeburgh Festival is staging An Aldeburgh Musicircus, a huge, freewheeling event that will bring together over 800 musicians to turn the town into a giant musical marketplace, inspired by John Cage’s Musicircus happenings, where the composer hoped that ‘you won’t hear a thing – you’ll hear everything’.
One of the fringe events of An Aldeburgh Musicircus is Vexations, a short passage of music written by Erik [read more…]