Proms Feature - Voices Of The Stranger


19970726Following Iannis Xenakis's recent orchestral premiere at the Proms, this week's feature profiles this composer, ARCHITECT, mathematician, philosopher and resistance fighter. Through music, sound and the voices of Xenakis and colleagues from various disciplines, the programme explores the composer's challenge to the musical mainstream and evokes the spirit of the man and his thinking. With contributions from his biographer Nouritza Matossian, ARCHITECT Peter Buchanan, performers Garth Knox, Barry Guy and Peter Hill, and composer Richard Barrett.