“I bestow upon your fair, fond face The Nine Pure Gifts” – Celtic incantation
The world première of an exquisite and inspirational new song cycle, developed over 9 months in the Western Isles, Paris, the Gambia and Suffolk. Holly Marland’s reflections on life and humanity draw on classical, world and folk influences.
This immersive performance features kora, piano, strings, percussion, visual art and voices. Holly is internationally acclaimed as a unique and exciting kora player, and has performed as kora soloist at Manchester International Festival, arranged and performed commissioned works for kora and choir for BBC Radio 4, and given many solo concerts across the UK.
More information about the project, plus some previews, can be found here
£13.08 for audiences aged 65+
£5.45 for under 19s and jobseekers