Sound Festival – Aberdeen, 19:00
Of Leonardo da Vinci
More info about the work: here
Charles-Mitchener brings together double bassist Neil Charles and Elaine Mitchener.
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.
London Contemporary Music Festival
Lecture presentation and workshop
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