Upcoming

11 November 2017

LSO St Luke’s

Charles-Mitchener

BBC Radio 3 Open Ear

Charles-Mitchener brings together double bassist Neil Charles and Elaine Mitchener.

23 November 2017

Bluecoat Liverpool, 19:30

SWEET TOOTH – Premiere

SWEET TOOTH marks the culmination of five years’ research by Mitchener into our love of sugar and the historical links between the UK sugar industry and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

SWEET TOOTH has been supported with public funding from Arts Council England. Commissioned by Bluecoat in partnership with the Stuart Hall Foundation, London and The International Slavery Museum with further support from PRSF Open Fund, Edge Hill University, Centre 151 and St George’s Bloomsbury.

June 2018

Printworks, London

Tansy Davies / Nick Drake: CAVE (world premiere)

In the cavernous warehouse space of The Printworks, this new music theatre work follows a grieving man’s quest for survival in a devastated world.

Tansy Davies composer
Nick Drake libretto
Mark Padmore tenor
Elaine Mitchener contralto
Lucy Bailey director
Geoffrey Paterson conductor
London Sinfonietta

Produced by the London Sinfonietta in association with the Royal Opera

Past Performances

07 October 2017

Waterstones London Gower Street, 19:00

Charles-Mitchener

Charles-Mitchener brings together double bassist Neil Charles and Elaine Mitchener. Invited by The Wire for their peripatetic Salon event at Waterstones, the duo will improvise on Ben Okri’s “Grenfell Tower” poem.