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Thom Yorke to premiere new classical piece

By | Published on Tuesday 22 January 2019

Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke has announced that he will premiere a new classical composition at a show in Paris in April, followed by a London performance two days later.The piece was written for pianist duo Katia and Marielle Labèque’s new album ‘Minimalist Dream House’. As well as Yorke, performing with the sisters for the upcoming shows will by The National’s Bryce Dessner and Triplle Sun’s David Calmin.

“Good afternoon”, wrote Yorke on Twitter yesterday. “I have written some new music for two pianos for Katia and Marielle Labeque. It will be performed in April. I’ll be there pretending I can read the music on the paper. Which I can’t”.

The London show will take place at the Barbican Centre on 9 Apr. More details here.