Michael Nyman
Sunday 05 July 2015 -
21:30 to 23:59
Jardín Botánico, Madrid

Michael Nyman will be performing his latest work “War Work: 8 Songs with Film” for the first time in Spain on Sunday 5th July in Madrid with the support of the British Council. Featuring the Michael Nyman Band, the contralto Hillary Summers and Nyman himself on the piano this innovative 'Eight Songs' cycle combines chansons vielles from European poets, archival visual excerpts and fragments of World War I era musical motifs.

This concert is part of the programme of madgarden, a festival of open air concerts taking place in Madrid from 1st to 31st July at the Alfonso XIII Royal Botanical Gardens, Complutense University.