The Exit Label 'videos' showcases film footage of a selection of Mark Springer's compositions and performances, featuring live piano recordings and a recent performances.
Click here to listen BBC Radio3 program on the connection between risk and creativity. Mark Springer is a pianist who thrives on throwing himself into the unknown. We join him in Bologna as he prepares to deliver a completely improvised performance. The audience doesn't know what Mark will play. And neither does he. He describes his process as "spontaneous composition", writing new music in real time.
"You are here" No 1. Potentino Piano Solos (Mark Springer)
The Potentino Concerto, with the Potentino Quartet
First performed at Castello di Potentino on Saturday 2nd August 2014. It was performed by Mark Springer (Piano), and The Potentino Quartet, Gabi Maas, Kay Stephen, Kaija Lukas, Anna Menzies. It was Filmed and Edited by Agnieszka Biolik. Drone footage by Christoffer van Tulleken
To enjoy all the videos in the Potentino Series click here. New videos will be released on a weekly basis.
An excerpt from the BBC film made at the time of the original release of the album 'piano' which will now be available for the first time as a remastered cd with added tracks from June the 28th 2014. This was the first solo album from Mark Springer.
Mark Springer - Variations on the piece "Sometime in the rain" (from the original album "Piano")
Listen to this classic 'Rip Rig and Panic' piece from the BBC John Peel Sessions on the
14th of September 1981. It includes a duet with Mark Springer and Nico from the Velvet Underground.
Check out BBC Radio 3's - Nick Luscombe program featuring tracks from THE RIP RIG + PANIC SOLOS
You can follow Mark on Twitter, where you will be able to get an insight into the amazing life of an artist and globally renowned pianist.
The EXIT LABEL is a home for some of the best Contemporary classical, Jazz and Pop music. Exit has established itself as a leading British based label that covers a wide area which includes String Quartets , Piano quintet, Solo Piano, music for 4 and 5 pianos, and Jazz trio.
The label has been releasing a series of critically acclaimed new recordings by the pianist and composer Mark Springer. Springer first came to prominence with the group Rip Rig & Panic - an innovative and revolutionary band - whose music still defies categorization, a group which also featured the singer Neneh Cherry and the legendary jazz trumpeter with the Ornette Coleman Quartet, Don Cherry. Also the label had released music featuring the PORTISHEAD drummer Clive Deamer and a series of experimental pop with vocals and electronica. We are a leading Record Company in the field of contemporary music.