Galvanize Ensemble + guests inc. Gemma Kost / John Garner / Mimi Doulton / Jack McNeill
Core players: Joel Bell electric guitar, Kate Halsall piano, harmonium, other keys, Phil Maguire sampling, Stephen Hiscock percussion
Music by Joel Bell, Duncan MacLeod, Carmel Smickersgill, others tbc
This performance includes a Eduardo Paolozzi influenced work, Metalization of a Dream by Duncan MacLeod, inspired by dada- and surrealist-inspired collages, moving performers around the auditorium. There's also the world premiere of Commune, Learning to connect as shown to us by trees, by Manchester based composer Carmel Smickersgill, which highlights the similarities between us as humans and our surroundings.
The performance sees ensemble players sharing music, styles and influences, with arrangements and improvisations featuring alongside the larger scale commissions; exploring electro-acoustic voices from electric guitar, sampling, piano, harmonium, strings, strings, clarinet and voice.
£14 £12 ADVANCE £7 MEMBERS