Anja Lechner - Cello
François Couturier - Piano
Anja Lechner and François Couturier are two internationally renowned artists who create work that is both original and adventurous. Renowned for her work in classical and contemporary music, German cellist Anja Lechner also plays with jazz, improvisational and world musicians like Dino Saluzzi. François Couturier is a French pianist, improvisation specialist and composer who has worked with musicians such as John Mc Laughlin, Michel Portal and Anouar Brahem. Anja and François are both members of the Tarkovsky Quartet and have also performed as a duo on the album Moderato Cantabile for the ECM label. They will be performing songs from this album, including Gurdjieff pieces and compositions from their new Lontano programme.