09 December 2017

Ambika P3 – London, 19:00

Vocal Classics Of The Black Avant-Garde

Part of London Contemporary Music Festival

Elaine Mitchener turns to the black avant-garde and to the overflow of experiment that occurred within improvised music, often springing directly from lived experiences of racial injustice.

For Vocal Classics Of The Black Avant-Garde, highly charged and political works by Eric Dolphy, Archie Shepp, Joseph Jarman, and Jeanne Lee will be re-interpreted and re-presented by an ensemble of leading UK jazz musicians brought together for this event by Elaine Mitchener Projects.

4 December 2017

Ambika P3 – London, 19:00

Apartment House performs works by Robert Ashley

Part of London Contemporary Music Festival

Robert Ashley World War Three (Just The Highlights) (2010)
Robert Ashley Tap Dancing in the Sand (2004)

23 November 2017

Bluecoat Liverpool, 19:30

SWEET TOOTH – Premiere

SWEET TOOTH marks the culmination of five years’ research by Mitchener into our love of sugar and the historical links between the UK sugar industry and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

SWEET TOOTH has been supported with public funding from Arts Council England. Commissioned by Bluecoat in partnership with the Stuart Hall Foundation, London and The International Slavery Museum with further support from PRSF Open Fund, Edge Hill University, Centre 151 and St George’s Bloomsbury.

11 November 2017

LSO St Luke’s


BBC Radio 3 Open Ear

Charles-Mitchener brings together double bassist Neil Charles and Elaine Mitchener.

07 October 2017

Waterstones London Gower Street, 19:00


Charles-Mitchener brings together double bassist Neil Charles and Elaine Mitchener. Invited by The Wire for their peripatetic Salon event at Waterstones, the duo will improvise on Ben Okri’s “Grenfell Tower” poem.

03 October 2017

College Building, City University of London, 19.00

Elaine Mitchener & Anton Lukoszevieze: The Eagle Has Two Heads

Part of City, University of London Concert Series

Anton Lukoszevieze and Elaine Mitchener present experimental music for cello, voice and electronics to include works by Julius Eastman, Alvin Lucier, Ben Patterson.

29 September 2017

Ludowy Theatre, 19.00 Krakow – Poland

Sacrum-Profanum Festival

Polish premiere of Stay On It and Hail Mary with Apartment House.

16 – 17 September 2017

South London Gallery

TOM PHILLIPS | Irma: an opera

director Netia Jones | music director Anton Lukoszevieze | performed by Apartment House

Tom Phillips’ Irma is a unique, intermedia artwork, a miniature ‘chance’ opera brought to life through video projection, recordings, instruments, vocalists and an actor. The first performance of the new score, Opus XIIB, marks the 80th birthday of renowned artist and notable Peckham resident Tom Phillips RA.