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WildKat PR is delighted to welcome Soosan Lolavar and Stay Close to its client roster.

Soosan is a British-Iranian composer, musicologist and educator who works with both electronic and acoustic sound in a wide variety of genres. Her music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and performed at prestigious venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the ICA, Circus Space, and Blackheath Concert Halls.

Her ten month project Stay Close, harnesses contemporary classical music as a means of cultural exchange between the UK and Iran. Following research in Iran and the UK, a new piece of music will be composed by Soosan that will consider ethnic identity in the UK through the lens of the British-Iranian community. WildKat PR will be promoting Stay Close’s concerts in at the V&A on April 11th and at City University on May 20th, as well as raising the project’s profile.

With Soosan Lolavar’s eclectic musical background and passion for cross-cultural work, there is no doubt that Stay Close will be a fascinating and educational cultural exchange.

(Written on February 5, 2014 )

This evening on Friday 27th September at The Institute of Contemporary Arts, there will be a screening of Accentus Music’s film: John Cage – Journeys in Sound. The feature will include rare footage of Cage including concert excerpts with some of his own accounts, and will give insight into the many facets of the revolutionary artist and composer, Cage himself.

This screening is part of the ICA’s selection of highlights from the 2013 Montreal International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA). Like many that will appear in this series, there is an extended introduction and a Q&A. Tonight this will be with composer and performer Susan Stenger.

The screening begins at 7pm in Cinema 1. Take a look at the website, to find out more about tonight’s event and where to buy tickets. Also, you can find out more about the series here.

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(Written on September 27, 2013 )