Gurdjieff and de Hartmann. Piano recital by Laurie Blundell

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23 May at 7:30 pm | Rossotrudnichestvo | tickets

Gurdjieff calls to us from another world. His music echoes the sacred traditions of Asia, the Russian Orthodox Church, the Himalayas and the folklore of people who lived close to nature.

Laurie Blundel (b. 1980) is a graduate of Trinity College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music where he also taught as well as at the Dartington International Summer School.

He has given solo performances at the BBC Concert Hall Bristol, Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank; L’Institut Français, Kensington; Festival de Mayo, Guadalajara; Teatro de San Telmo, Buenos Aires and, recently, Mozart’s Piano Concerto Nos. 23 and 24 with the English Chamber Orchestra and the Exeter Symphony Orchestra respectively.

As a composer and improviser Laurie has worked with the José Limón Dance Company, New York; the National Theatre, London and he is currently working with Peter Brook at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris. Laurie has a special interest the Hungarian choral method of Zoltán Kodály which plays an important part both part in his composition and his teaching.

He studied with distinguished pianists, among them,  Douglas Finch, the Yonti Solomon and Nelly Ben-Or.

Concert's organiser - The Temple Gallery.