Gabriel Prokofiev

April 14, 2017, 10:00 pm

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London-based DJ, composer and entrepreneur Gabriel Prokofiev talks with Seth Boustead about composing and performing for a 21st century audience, family legacies, and the use of sampling in classical music.

Prokofiev worked with hip-hop turntablist DJ Yoda on the piece Concerto for Turntable and Orchestra. Prokofiev talks about working with DJ Yoda and incorporating the live orchestra into hip-hop like samples.


Concerto for Turntable and Orchestra
Heritage Orchestra; Jules Buckley, conductor; DJ Yoda, turntable

Piano Book No. 1
Génia, piano

Float Dance
Peter Gregson, cello

Suite for Global Junk
Joby Burgess, percussion

String Quartet No. 2