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Pictures Reframed (Leif Ove Andsnes / Robin Rhode)
Seeded by nmerritt on 10 Nov 2009
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Author: LMLDN
Pictures at an Exhibition - Reframed COMING SOON FOR 2009 This summer Leif Ove Andsnes made an unusual stop off in Berlin. This stop-off did not involve a visit to the Philharmonie nor a meeting with fellow musicians. In fact he didn't play a single real note. Instead he joined the visual artist Robin Rhode in a planning session which ended in an ad-hoc "virtual performance" on a white washed factory wall: Robin painted and Leif Ove played. The story goes that this little escapade cost Leif Ove 10 euros as the factory caretaker agreed to the painting session in return for a bucket of white paint so that he could return the wall to normal again the next day. Where might this all lead you may well ask and the wonderful thing is neither Leif Ove nor Robin know the answer to that yet except for the fact that they have embarked on a project together to tour Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition". Leif Ove will play and Robin will create an onstage installation. Alongside Musso