Nils Frahm



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Nils Frahm – Australian Tour – October 2014.

Wed 8th: Brisbane @ Old Museum Building: http://oldmuseum.org/?p=2729

Thurs 9th: Adelaide @ The Governor Hindmarsh: http://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=45683

Fri 10th: & Sat 11th @ Melbourne Festival: www.melbournefestival.com.au/nils-frahm/

Sun 12th: Sydney Opera House: http://bit.ly/1o9U4gg

‘9/10. ‘Be sure to catch Nils Frahm in person, at least once in your lifetime!’ 

POP MATTERS

Following his sold-out Australian debut at Vivid LIVE 2014, German piano-prodigy and composer Nils Frahm returns to the Opera House for a personal performance in the intimate surrounds of the Studio, on Sunday 12 October, 2014.

Inviting audiences to the edge of the stage for a display of poignant keyboard melodies, rippling electronics and highlights from last year’s career-defining live album, Spaces, described as ‘A work of gentle genius’ (The Quietus). This intimate performance will showcase the virtuoso’s unconventional approach to an age-old instrument, led by a restless search for immediacy and intimacy in his work which has won him universal acclaim.

Lauded for his all-live improvisational spirit and open-hearted discourse with fans, the 31-year-old composer has flourished from his Tschaikowski-schooled beginnings to embracing the minimalist tradition of classical greats (Steve Reich, Philip Glass), the boundless stagecraft of jazz legends (Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk), and electronic-minded admirers such as Thom Yorke and Four Tet.

Deeply inquisitive and forever-searching for the ‘magic and spirit’ in every space, Frahm’s devotion to the stage culminated in his seventh and most recent LP Spaces, a live album captured from two years of performances in the world’s iconic concert halls and underground clubs alike.

Breathing new life into old traditions within a circle of contemporaries including Ludovico Einaudi, Max Richter and recent collaborators Ólafur Arnalds and Arcade Fire’s Sarah Neufeld, Nils Frahm will now turn to Australia – going face-to-face with his signature array of pianos, synthesisers and the devoted following who have demanded his return.

Check Nils Frahm out here: http://vimeo.com/78130481

For further info: jordan@topshelf.com.au





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