Interactions: A festival of voices
Interactions – A Festival of Voices
Featuring Phil Minton’s Feral Choir & the `anti-choir` Juxtavoices.
Saturday, 9th November 2019 7.30 pm £10.00 / £5.00 concessions
The performance on Saturday evening will contain a performance by the Feral Choir. It will be led by Phil Minton, a vocalist acclaimed all over the world. As well as pursuing his own performing career he has a wealth of experience as a choral director, leading others to find new areas of expression. This performance will be an example of such a collaborative exploration.
The Feral Choir is the name for a group of singers formed for a particular performance. This choir is formed in Liverpool for this event. If you are interested in what people can create together using the most natural instrument – the voice – this concert is for you.
If you would like to participate in the choir further information is available at:
The second choir are Juxtavoices, an anti-choir of about twenty-five voices whose repertoire includes members’ own compositions and arrangements of modernist poems and found texts. The scores provide a structure, but elements of improvisation shape the details so that no two performances will ever be the same. Poetry is sound allied to meaning, and a multi-voice ensemble offers a fascinating way to hear this.
Directed by Martin Archer and Alan Halsey, Juxtavoices uniquely combines the outer reaches of improvised music and innovative poetry.
“Precisely what art should be: challenging, reflective and dislocati