Betrayal: A Polyphonic Crime Drama (world premiere)

i Fagiolini

13 - 15 May 2015 / 21:00, 20:30, 23:00
Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, London EC2A 3PQ


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Betrayal: A Polyphonic Crime Drama is a site-specific evening of intrigue devised by the acclaimed vocal group I Fagiolini and director John La Bouchardière.

Based on the music of Gesualdo di Venosa, this piece of immersive music theatre places you inside a dark world of disturbed minds and chilling secrets. The stark urban setting of Village Underground serves as the crime-scene, re-lived in dance and drama with virtuosic ensemble singing, as I Fagiolini brings the intense harmonic experiments of the composer to life. ‘Music-theatre doesn’t come more visceral than this’. The Independent

Running time: approx 1 hour

I Fagiolini
Robert Hollingworth
musical director
Conceived and directed by John La Bouchardière

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This event is part of:
Barbican Presents 2014–2015


Commissioned and presented by the Barbican in association with Village Underground
Produced by I Fagiolini and Percius in association with the Barbican.
Supported by Arts Council England and Alpha CRC

Please note this event does not take place at the Barbican

Village Underground is located at:
54 Holywell Lane
London
Greater London
EC2A 3PQ
United Kingdom





 

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