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CONNECT: The audience as artist

Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall, London


Please note: Booking will open on Thursday 11 November 2021

“When my cue comes, call me, and I will answer.” Bottom, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Cathy Milliken’s new work takes inspiration from Shakespeare’s ‘fourth-wall’-breaking play A Midsummer Night’s Dream to blur the line between dreams and reality, rehearsal and concert, and audience and performer. This new kind of concert is a blend with an immersive musical experience where audience participation is central to its concept. Featuring an amateur choir alongside the London Sinfonietta and two soloists, the piece will be determined by contributions from the audience, who will also be equipped with a variety of percussion instruments to add a special sonic layer to the work.

Part of the London Sinfonietta OPEN, a series dedicated to involving the public as creators and performers, this is a concert experience like none other.

Part of the “Connect” series of commissions, supported by the Arts Mentor Foundation Lucerne

Cathy Milliken  Night Shift (UK premiere)

Helena Rasker  soloist
Michael Schiefel  soloist
Jonathan Stockhammer  conductor
London Sinfonietta

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  • £15

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    Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

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