For this week’s lunchtime concert, one of the UK’s leading contemporary musicians, Mira Benjamin, will present a solo recital.
World-famous for our Library, every concert will also respond to themes suggested by our collections and will feature pop-up displays of original historical materials. You can expect anything from holiday getaways of the past to the lives of 1930s East End anti-fascists to be covered.
The concerts run for no more than 40 minutes, so you can bring your sandwiches along to enjoy while you listen to world-class performers - then be back at your desk before your lunch hour is up.
Meet the Artist
Mira Benjamin is a violinist, researcher and new-music instigator. She specialises in performing new and experimental music, with a particular interest in commissioning and collaboration with composers. Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Mira lived for ten years in Montréal, where she was a member of the highly acclaimed Bozzini Quartet. Since 2014 she has resided in London, where she performs with ensembles such as Apartment House and Decibel. Other work includes performances with Christian Wolff, John Tilbury, Radiohead and Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Need to Know
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