Cornelius Cardew 75th Anniversary Concert

Thursday 1st September 2011, 6.00pm
Recital Rooms, City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow

In Association with Glasgow University and the Cornelius Cardew Concerts Trust

Thälmann Variations
Natalie Tsaldarakis (piano)

'Croppy Boy' and 'Red Flag Prelude'
from Piano Album (1973)
Michael Chant (piano)

The Worker’s Song
Lesley Larkum (violin)

We Sing for the Future
Kerry Yong (piano)

A concert of works from his last decade by British composer Cornelius Cardew (1936-1981) drawing on the socialist themes (”the people’s struggles”) and the popular and traditional tunes which inspired him.

The concert follows a symposium on Cardew’s work at Glasgow Caledonian University (see

Tickets:  Free but ticketed

Video of concert: Stuart and Charlotte Munro

00:00  Natalie Tsaldarakis
23:46  Michael Chant
29:54  Lesley Larkum
39:10  Kerry Yong