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    Bell Orchestre Presents House Music

    13 –⁠ 14 Mar 2021, from 7.15pm
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    Bell Orchestre band in the park with their instruments
    Nicolas Canniccioni

    Montreal's fabled avant-garde outfit comes together in the beautiful Canadian woodlands for a performance film in our online broadcast.

    Montreal's fabled avant-garde outfit comes together in the beautiful Canadian woodlands for a performance film in our online broadcast.

    Bell Orchestre consists of six musical mavericks, including Arcade Fire members Sarah Neufeld and Richard Reed Parry.

    Continuing to shift the boundaries of instrumental music, their highly anticipated new record House Music is released on Friday 19 March on Erased Tapes.

    House Music brings to mind the legacies of improvisation-exploring greats like Talk Talk, The Orb, Bitches Brew-era Miles Davis and Ennio Morricone.

    In their new album, Bell Orchestre captures the mysterious poetics of musical invention happening in real time.

    Both the album and this visual counterpart, directed by band member Kaveh Nabatian, unfold as one long piece, a recorded-then-sculpted improvisation that expands their work, coalescing classical and electronic instrumentation in the creation of genre-defying musical worlds.

    This event is pre-recorded exclusively for the Southbank Centre.

    • Bell Orchestre
    • Pietro Amato french horn, keyboards, electronics
    • Michael Feuerstack Pedal steel guitar, keyboards, vocals
    • Kaveh Nabatian trumpet, gongoma, keyboards, vocals
    • Sarah Neufeld violin, vocals
    • Richard Reed Parry double bass, vocals
    • Stefan Schneider drums

    Need to know

    This event is streamed. Streaming is provided by DICE on behalf of the Southbank Centre. The stream is available to viewers in the UK only.

    Please ensure that you have access to a stable WiFi network in order to watch the event. More information on how to access the stream is available when you click through to the DICE website to purchase your ticket.

    Dates & times

    13 – 14 Mar


    First broadcast: 13 Mar, 8pm GMT, available for 24 hours (UK only)



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