Richard Orton and Howard Skempton, Leicester, 27 February 2008, 2-3.30pm Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre, De Montfort University, Leicester New Media Seminar and Concert Series And part of DMU’s cultural eXchanges Festival Wednesday February 27, 2008, 2-3.30pm Institute of Creative Technologies, The Gateway, Leicester Richard Orton and Howard Skempton A discussion between distinguished UK composers Richard Orton and Howard Skempton – just what did happen 40 years ago? An exploration of the early years of British (or English?) experimental music and electroacoustic music – there’s a history to write and rewrite here …. (Simon Emmerson chairs). Wednesday February 27, 2008, 7-8.15pm PACE Building, STUDIO 1, Richmond St., Leicester Concert: Robert Normandeau (University of Montreal) With Sarah Nicolls, piano Programme: Spleen (1993), Figures de rhétorique (1997) for piano and electroacoustic sounds, Kuppel (2006), Murmures (2007) Free! But seats limited – concert nearly full at this time – call 0116-250-6229 to reserve.