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Gwyneth Herbert

Gwyneth Herbert

Oct 17th 2018 @ Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Gwyneth Herbert: Letters I Haven't Written
Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
7:00 PM
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Gwyneth Herbert Letters I Haven’t Written★★★★★"A remarkably gifted talent"- The Guardian When was the last time you wrote a letter? Tag, swipe, meme, like; the way we communicate is constantly changing. Letters I Haven't Written invites you on a voyage into the lost art of letter-writing through music and film by award-winning composer/performer Gwyneth Herbert and leading video artist Will Duke (Complicite The Encounter). Original songs are interwoven with film and live video to create a captivating story that takes audiences from a blank piece of paper to the joyful sharing of voice. An exceptional creative team working across contemporary music and theatre collaborate in this distinctive new show which, in a world of status updates and limited characters, seeks a more meaningful way to speak with – and listen to – each other.Line-up:Gwyneth Herbert – voice, french horn, ukuleleNed Cartwright – piano, saxSam Burgess – bassAl Cherry – guitarCorrie Dick – drums Will Duke - Video ArtistSusannah Tresilian – Director Tom Rogers - DesignerCo-commissioned by Snape Maltings and OCMProduced by Sound UKFunded by Arts Council England National Lottery, Hastings Borough Council and East Sussex Arts Partnership. Gwyneth Herbert is supported by PRS Foundation’s Women Make Music"Her voice is a thing of beauty" - The Times