Emulsion II travelled to Kings Place on May 12th 2013 as part of their Out Hear strand…

This second Emulsion placed the focus firmly on existing contemporary classical works which have been influenced by improvisation in the compositional process – programmed by composer and musical director of Ensemble Amorpha, Luke Styles.


Luke Styles – Chasing The Nose

Alasdair Nicolson – The Twittering Machine

Kaija Saariaho – Oi Kuu

Stockhausen – Aus Den Sieben Tagen

Trish Clowes – Small Pieces of Wood

Chris Mayo – Birchfield Close



Ensemble Amorpha

Julia Crowell- flute; Tom Lessels – clarinets; Lauren Weavers – oboe; Louise McMonagle – cello; Kira Doherty – horn

With special guests

Iain Ballamy/Trish Clowes – saxophones; Chris Montague – guitar; James Maddren – drum kit; Calum Gourlay – double bass