Radiohead's Thom Yorke to play live with The National’s Bryce Dessner


Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has been invited by The National’s Bryce Dessner to perform live this week.

The shows, which will take place in Paris, Lyon, London, and Hamburg this week, will see Yorke will premiere his first classical composition Don’t Fear The Light live.

The collaboration comes as Dessner, who releases his debut solo album El Chan’ on Friday April 5th, unveiled plans for his “Minimalist Dream House” tour.

Alongside the introduction of Yorke on stage, Dressner’s tour will also include performances with Caroline Shaw, Timo Andres, David Lang, David Chalmin, and pianists Katia and Marielle Labeque, according to a press release.

The four date European dates will kickoff with a show at the Philharmonie de Paris on Saturday April 7th, then move on to the Auditorium de Lyon in Lyon, France on April 8th, London’s Barbican on April 9th before finishing up at Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie on April 10th.

Yorke, fresh from completing his first ever film score for Luca Guadagnino’s horror remake Suspiria, will premiere Don’t Fear The Light live as well as playing a new song with pianists Katia and Marielle Labeque.