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Radio 4: Tongue & Talk on 9 June at 16:30 and 15 June at 23:30

6 June 2019

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Tongue and Talk: Episode 2 – Isle of Man Explore the voices of Manx dialect and language speakers, whose words are influenced by the Celts and the Norsemen. Actor and writer, Catherine Harvey, returns to her Manx roots to share the work of T E Brown, w …

World premiere of ‘New Organs of Creation’ at The Science Gallery, London

29 April 2019

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What might an anthem composed for the future of ‘Britain’s divided nation’ sound like? New Organs of Creation is the latest interdisciplinary project from BurtonNitta. Crossing science, art, performance, music and technology, it explores how the human …

The Algae Opera at Centre Pompidou, Paris

1 February 2019

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Burton Nitta’s The Algae Opera was presented as part of the ‘La Fabrique du Vivant’ exhibition at Galerie 4, Centre Pompidou, from 20 February – 15 April 2019. ‘La Fabrique du Vivant’ [The Factory of Life] examined how the concept of nature is changed …

James Wishart’s 23 Songs for a Madwoman, 3 November, Liverpool Philharmonic, Ensemble 1010

28 October 2018

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“James Wishart’s madwoman just won’t behave” (RLPO). Not even if you ask her nicely. With a disregard for failure and society, join me, the madwoman, Clark Rundell and RLPO’s Ensemble 1010 for our third performance of this remarkable work.

The measure of things

The Measure of Things – A song recital with a plot twist

29 July 2018

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Schubert song has been a faithful companion to me since my twenties. As I have evolved as an artist, his songs have at times challenged, consoled and guided. From the self-esteem struggles of the Young Nun through to the futility of consumerism in the King of Thule, I have become convinced that his songs hold wisdoms that can help us navigate this new renaissance we are living in.

The occasional poet

The Occasional Poet: Poetry Recital at Dr Johnson’s House, London

18 July 2018

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Join us for an evening exploring words and the art of writing in the historic house where Dr Samuel Johnson penned his famous Dictionary. Poetry performance group Rhyme & Reason share works by classic and contemporary poets, from Johnson himself to Jacques Prévert, Ted Hughes and Carol Ann Duffy.