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Roger Eno + NYX

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Sun 25 Feb, 7.30pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall
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A composite image of Roger Eno in a blue shirt and Nyx singing into a microphone
Cecily Eno/Nathan Goldsworthy

In a double bill, drone choir NYX presents a new ecstatic choral work, and Roger Eno performs music from his latest album, the skies, they shift like chords.

NYX presents the London premiere of their new choral work, developed as part of multi-artform initiative Southbank Centre Studio in 2023.

Performing visceral compositions by choir leader Sian O’Gorman, NYX tests the limits of organic and synthetic modulation to explore the entire spectrum of collective voice as an instrument. Shifting through portals of sounding bodies and electronics, NYX’s emotive music moves like a film score between otherworldly chorus, ambient dreamscapes, charged harmonics, guttural bass lines and folk song.

In the second half of the double bill, Eno plays solo piano, as well as being joined by his daughter, Cecily Eno, on vocals, a string quintet and guitar, and with an arresting backdrop of filmic visuals. Along with his new album, which describes the world in a dozen musical watercolours based on spontaneous sketches, Eno performs highlights from his repertoire.

Presented in partnership with Eat Your Own Ears

Need to know

Age recommendation

Under-14s must be accompanied by an adult.

Smoke and haze may be used during this performance.

Dates & times

Sun 25 Feb, 7.30pm
Approximate run time: 2 hours 30 mins.
Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

Price

  • Standard entryFrom £18*
  • Concessions25%**


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An accessible toilet is located in the foyer.

A Changing Places toilet is located on Level 1 Royal Festival Hall next to the JCB Glass Lift, for the exclusive use of disabled people who need personal assistance to use the toilet.

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To reach this entrance, enter the Royal Festival Hall via the Southbank Centre Square Doors. Take the JCB Glass Lift to Level 2 and exit to the Riverside Terrace. Turn right to find the Queen Elizabeth Hall main entrance.

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