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Ukrainian composer and pianist Lubomyr Melnyk is an innovative creator of music the likes of which are rarely seen. It’s not often you get the chance to see such a pioneer, though on Saturday 12th March, that chance comes to Sage Gateshead as he showcases his unique ‘Continuous Piano Music’ in the most perfect of settings.

Classically trained and drawing great influence from the minimalist movement in the early 1970s, the effect his influences have on him have been utterly ran with, and he has developed his own unique language for the piano, named after the principle of maintaining a continuous, unbroken stream of sound.

A true innovator, Melnyk takes contemporary music in fascinating new directions. The speed with which he plays is impressive, as one of the world’s fastest pianists, he shows great skill and precision; and his compositions transport the listener to another world. With his mind-opening live performances must-see, your ears need to sample the rare and captivating quality Lubomyr Melnyk has to offer.

Lubomy Melnyk plays Sage, Gateshead on Saturday 12th March.

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