18 & 20-22 May, various times
A symphony for one.
Tuning forks are traditionally used for pitching – unheard by audiences – but up close they create beautiful, surprisingly resonate sounds as instruments in their own right. By blending these metallic tones with live voice, two performers create a vivid and unique sound world for an individual audience member.
This is a new short piece by Verity Standen, celebrated Bristol composer of Mmm Hmmm and the immersive choral piece HUG (winner of the Off-West End TBC Award 2016).
Sound rose and fell in waves until it felt as if I was drenched in music that had seeped its way into every organ in my body, and maybe even found my soul
The Guardian on HUG.
Read our Mayfest blog with Verity about for Symphony here.
18, 20-22 May
Meet at Bristol Old Vic or Castle Park as specified below
Performances are every 15 mins between the times state below
1pm-3pm – Meet at Bristol Old Vic Box Office
3.30pm-5.30pm – Meet at Bristol Old Vic Box Office
9-11pm – Meet at Castle Park by the kiosk next to St Peter’s Church
For all slots meet at Castle Park by the kiosk next to St Peter’s Church
1pm-3pm, 3.30-5.30pm, 9-11pm
10am-12pm – Meet at Bristol Old Vic Box Office
4pm-6pm – Meet at Castle Park by the kiosk next to St Peter’s Church
9pm-11pm – Meet at Castle Park by the kiosk next to St Peter’s Church
For all slots at Bristol Old Vic Box Office
11am-1pm, 2pm-4pm, 4.30-6.30pm