The London Sinfonietta blurs the line between dreams and reality, rehearsal and concert, and audience and performer in a new work by Cathy Milliken.
‘When my cue comes, call me, and I will answer.’ So says Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Milliken’s work takes inspiration from Shakespeare’s fourth-wall-breaking play to create a new kind of concert: a blend with an immersive theatre experience where audience participation is central to its concept.
Featuring an amateur choir alongside the London Sinfonietta and two soloists, the course of 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’s OPEN, a series dedicated to involving the public as creators and performers, this is a concert experience unlike any other.
Part of the Connect series of commissions, supported by the Arts Mentor Foundation Lucerne.
- London Sinfonietta
- Jonathan Stockhammer conductor
- Helena Rasker soloist
- Michael Schiefel soloist
- Cathy Milliken: Night Shift for amateur choirs, public participation & ensemble (UK premiere)
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- Standard entry£15*
* Excludes £3.50 booking fee.
** Limited availability. Read about concessions.
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