KlangHaus: 800 Breaths

Adventure into the unseen in this new multi-sensory encounter of shifting sound, colour and light, created by art rock band The Neutrinos and visual artist Sal Pittman.

Returning to the unsung spaces of Royal Festival hall after last year’s sell out, critically acclaimed success, 2016’s KlangHaus: On Air is reborn as KlangHaus 800 Breaths, reinventing the gig-going experience as a site-responsive, close-up standing performance.

The experience melds electronica, improvisation and disorientation in what is part-gig, part-art installation, and totally theatre.

This 360-degree, immersive performance brings buildings to life by harvesting unheard sounds and unknown atmospherics from the walls of the building, to unravel a secret world of sound and vision: a duet with the room.

In 2017, KlangHaus 800 Breaths further conspires with the hidden spaces of our iconic building, encouraging deeper breaths, wilder dreams and darker corners.

The Neutrinos and Sal Pittman are associate artists of Norwich Arts Centre.

A joy-inducing original
***** The Times
Breathes a lungful of fresh air into gig-going and theatre alike
The Sunday Times
The walls of the space and the music are genuinely in dialogue with each other
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
The most innovative presentation of live music I’ve ever seen
The Guardian
KlangHaus isn't a concert - it’s a little world
Time Out
A total gamechanger
The Guardian
Truly outstanding
The Telegraph

Dates & times

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Royal Festival Hall
Plant Room 74, Level 6


Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)


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Age recommendation
For ages 12+. Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Event information
Please meet at Royal Festival Hall Ticket Office 15 minutes before the scheduled performance start time. Latecomers will not be admitted.

This performance is promenade and requires audiences to climb and descend stairs, so unfortunately there is no wheelchair access. Comfortable shoes recommended.
*Please be advised, heels or sandals are not permitted. Patrons wearing heels or sandals are not allowed to enter the performance.

All bags and other items need to be checked into the cloakroom. Food and drinks not permitted.

Expect loud noises and low lighting. This is being performed in confined roof spaces.

Autism friendly performances
Please note the performances at 6.30pm on Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 19 July are relaxed performances.

An autism friendly performance is open to anyone but is particularly suited to those on the autistic spectrum or people who have learning disabilities, sensory or communication disorders. There is a relaxed attitude to noise and movement and some small changes made to the light and sound effects.

To join our free Access Scheme and book concessionary tickets for this service, email accesslist@southbankcentre.co.uk or call our Ticket Office on 020 7960 4200.

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