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Gwilym Simcock
Gwilym Simcock © James Berry

Kampnagel K6
Thu, 9 May 2019   20:00

NDR Bigband / Gwilym Simcock / Geir Lysne

»The Sawgrass Suite«

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A »composer in residence« is a composer who resides at the same place as the ensemble for which he composes. Welshman Gwilym Simcock, born 1981, has been Composer in Residence with the NDR Bigband since last season; as one of today's most sought-after musicians, however, he is not so much residential as highly mobile. In between a busy touring schedule with the Pat Metheny Group, guest appearances as a soloist and composition commissions, and his obligations towards his own trio, the composer, horn player and pianist nonetheless finds the time to regularly write new material for the NDR Bigband. Sophisticated, rousing and refined – that's his trademark. Simcock is a musician under tension who knows how to infuse a concert hall with this tension as much as the club-like space at Kampnagel.

Performers

NDR Bigband

Gwilym Simcock piano

direction Geir Lysne

Programme

»The Sawgrass Suite«

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Promoter: NDR

Location

Kampnagel
K6

Germany's largest independent performance venue. Since 1984 this multifunctional stage complex has made the former crane factory its home: six stages, a cinema, nine rehearsal rooms and a restaurant.

  • Getting Here

    Kampnagel
    Jarrestrasse 20
    22303 Hamburg

    Bus 172, 173: Jarrestraße (Kampnagel)

  • Parking

    Special rates for the underground car park on Barmbeker Strasse are available for Kampnagel visitors. Rate for parking up to two hours: €1.50 per hour; flat rate: €4.00. Please provide your parking ticket at the box office for validation!

  • Accessibility

    There are parking spaces for people with disabilities located on the Kampnagel premises. Furthermore, ramps to the box office and foyer as well as disabled toilets (with hand rails and automatic doors) are available. Stalls are only accessible via steps, therefore persons with mobility disabilities are kindly asked to announce their arrival in advance – the in-house service team will be happy to assist you.


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