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About Carl Craig
Electronic meets classical in this genre-bending show. Carl Craig performs his greatest hits live on synths with a full orchestra.
Legendary Detroit DJ and producer Carl Craig continues to stretch the boundaries of techno, collaborating with Chineke! Orchestra, conducted by Damon Gupton, and award-winning pianist Kelvin Sholar, to perform his 2017 album Versus in its entirety alongside other seminal tracks. This groundbreaking fusion of electronics and a 54-piece orchestra will include iconic tracks At Les, The Melody and Sandstorms.
A creative visionary, world-class DJ, composer and ambassador for his native Detroit, Carl Craig is famously known for his innovative approach to electronic music.
The Chineke! Orchestra is the Chineke! Foundation’s flagship ensemble and Europe’s first majority-BME orchestra. Their mission is to ‘champion change and celebrate diversity in classical music’.
Detroit-born Damon Gupton is an accomplished conductor who has led the Cleveland Orchestra, The Detroit Symphony, The Houston Symphony, The Orchestra of St, Luke’s, The Princeton Symphony, The Toledo Symphony, and the Kansas City Symphony among others.
This high-octane, energy-filled evening is one of the headline events of the Royal Albert Hall’s 2019 Love Classical season, which celebrates some of the most distinctive and original voices in classical music today.
Last updated: April, 2019