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    Illusions

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    Sun 3 Jul, 7.30pm
    Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Performance & dance
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    Illusions, David Hoyle, performance artist
    Mark Allan

    Tune in to an anarchic party political broadcast fusing music and performance art, created by Philip Venables and David Hoyle, with the London Sinfonietta.

    Illusions is described by The Guardian as ‘a brilliant, extreme work that grips like a vice and won’t let go.’

    Taking an unforgiving view of modern society, it tackles themes of power, greed, emotion and sexuality.

    Venables’ brash musical style combines with Hoyle’s vibrant, direct and uncompromising performance art to startling effect in this multimedia piece, revisited as part of the New Music Biennial.

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    Age recommendation

    For ages 18+ only

    Contains references to drugs and sex, with language some audiences may find offensive.

    This event is free, but ticketed. Seating is unallocated and tickets don’t guarantee entry: admission is on a first come, first served basis for those with tickets. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

    This 15-minute piece is performed twice, with a short Q&A session with the composer between the performances.

    Dates & times

    Sun 3 Jul, 7.30pm
    Approximate run time: 60 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 entryFree, but ticketed

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