Apollo: For All Mankind - Icebreaker perform live in the Science Museum IMAX Theatre

18/10/2012

Contemporary classical 12 piece band Icebreaker, in partnership with pedal steel guitar musician BJ Cole, return to the Science Museum on Monday 12th November for the UK launch of the band’s 2012 album, Apollo.

This one-off performance will feature works by Michael Nyman, Conlon Nancarrow and Michael Gordon, with music from the Apollo album. Apollo, Icebreaker’s version of Brian Eno’s album Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks, is arranged by South Korean composer Woojun Lee. The performance will be accompanied by footage from Al Reinert's film For All Mankind on the Science Museum's vast IMAX cinema screen.

Icebreaker’s recording of Apollo was completed earlier this year,  following a number of sold out, highly acclaimed live performances both in the UK and internationally. Icebreaker previously performed at the Science Museum in 2009, marking 40 years since the Apollo program landed humans on the Moon. The Apollo 10 capsule, which transported Tom Stafford, John Young and Gene Cernan to the Moon and back, is on display as part of the Making the Modern World gallery.

Performance Information

Science Museum IMAX Theatre
Monday 12th November, 7:30pm

Set list
Player Piano Study #2b - Composed by Conlon Nancarrow, arranged by J Poke
Think Slow, Act Fast - Composed by Michael Nyman, arranged by J Godfrey / J Poke
Trance, parts 1 & 4 - Composed by Michael Gordon
INTERVAL (20')
Apollo:  For All Mankind - Performed by Icebreaker with BJ Cole. Music by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois and Roger Eno

Booking information
Tickets: £19
To book tickets call 0870 870 4868 or visit www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/icebreaker

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