Underline: We Happened to Travel

Matt Rogers

Live Performances: Sunday 3, 10, 17 & 24 April 2016, 15.00 - 16.00
April 2016

Part of the following series:

Underline: Art & Music for the Victoria line

Art on the Underground’s first ever commissioned composer, Matt Rogers was invited to create new work inspired by the Victoria line. Rogers’ project  considers the Tube as a site of relocation in time and space, the rich possibilities of chance encounters and the unique ambient characters of the Underground, resulting in an new site-specific series of work to animate the Victoria line, from live performances, to recordings, installations and downloads.

Sunday 3 April 2016 was the first date in a series of sumptuous, one-off performances with players from London Sinfonietta on the Victoria line. From solo players to ensemble pieces, the events were visually inspired by the Victoria line’s unique tile motifs, with costumes designed by Jenny Hayton and graphic works by Fraser Muggeridge studio.

In collaboration with London Sinfonietta

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David Sheppard, Sound Intermedia – sound design

Jenny Hayton – costume design

Fraser Muggeridge studio – graphic design

David Hockings and Aristel Skrbic – marimba

Bradley Grant – baritonesaxophone

Elise Campbell – horn

Rory Cartnell – trombone

Tim Gill – cello

Simon Haram – baritone saxophone

Jonathon Hollick – trombone

Ryan Hume – trombone

Karen Jones – flute

Katy Jones – trombone

Nicholas Korth – horn

Rebecca Larsen – piccolo

Timothy Lines – clarinet

Scott Lygate – bass clarinet

Geoff Patterson – conductor



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Commissioned by Art on the Underground in collaboration with London Sinfonietta

Underline Public Programme is supported by public funding through Arts Council England