The ninth International Glasgow Improvisors Orchestra Festival invites guests from all around the globe – bringing new projects, new approaches to music and new technologies, including works exclusively designed for GIO. This is the most ambitious festival yet in terms of geographical range of guests, with artists from North America, Australia and around Europe.
Day One of the festival’s evening performances will be dedicated to George Lyle and will feature new work composed and devised by GIO members George Burt, Una MacGlone, Gerry Rossi and Fritz Welch. There will be an exhibition of photographs curated by photographer John Gilmour, featuring GIO’s wonderful bassist, George Lyle who died earlier this year.
(Thursday evening concerts all dedicated to George Lyle)
7.30pm Sonic Meditation for George Lyle (Fritz Welch with GIO)
8pm Another Room (Una MacGlone with small group)
8.30pm IMPRO-TATA for GL (George Burt with GIO)
9.30pm Shuffle [for George] (Gerry Rossi with GIO)
10pm Totally Free for George – with John Gilmour Photographs
More information on GIOfest IX and Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra can be found here.