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Twin Pedals

  • LOCATION: The Club (46 Northbourne Ave)
  • COST: FREE
  • ARTIST/S: Shoeb & Kate Ahmad with Hannah de Feyter, Benjamin Drury and Evan Dorrian
  • WHEN: 7pm to 8pm
    15 April 2016

About

Inspired by the legendary duel between cyclists Greg LeMond and Bernard Hinault during the 1986 Tour De France and in particular, during the stage up Alpe d’Huez, Twin Pedals is a 60 minute site-specific chamber composition for organ keyboards, electric guitar, strings and rhythm loops.

Driven by the undulating rhythms (“tempos”) set in place by the individual performers (“racers”), layered harmonies are interlaced with sinewy melodies to tell the story of this classic David vs Goliath story. The performance space is contained within fabric backdrops created by the abstracted colours seen within a racing “peloton” and direct the performers from the open start to the narrow and tense finale.