Extraordinary Voices

4 Dec 2009

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from 6pm-10pm

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London, United Kingdom


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  • Buses: 36, 185, 436
  • Nearest tube: Oval

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Extraordinary Voices at Late@Tate Britain


Featuring: Adey Grummet & Kayte Harding from The Shout, DJ Eric & Afrogroov, The Funk Chorus, Geoff Fazan, The London Bulgarian Choir, Maspindzeli, Mikhail Karikis, Phil Minton The Feral Choir home live art, the innovative live art and performance company, presents Extraordinary Voices at Tate Britain featuring: artists, performers, choirs and communal singing which explores the use of the voice as an instrument of extraordinary physical and cultural resonance. The night includes live performances from a group of leading UK and European artists & performers including: Adey Grummet & Kayte Harding from The Shout, who sing haunting songs through megaphones, in Arabic and Hebrew, on step ladders high across the cavernous Durveen Galleries. Powerful performances, from the massed choirs of Maspindzelli (Georgian) and The London Bulgarian Choir. An all night set, from influential Afro Urban DJ Eric Soul & Afrogroov. Exquisite and theatrical performances by Mikhail Karikis, who crosses the Durveen Galleries like a catwalk. A durational performance by artist Geoff Fazan's busking band, who attempt to cover the entire Bob Dylan Song book throughout the course of the night and the chance for the audience to create two new scratch choirs and perform themselves, in the galleries at Tate Britain, with The Funk Chorus (Barby Asante & Andrea Encinas) and The Feral Choir (Phil Minton). Join the Feral Choir: Free workshop in the Manton Studio, Tate Britain, 6pm-8pm & performance in Gallery 9 at 8.35pm. If you would like to join legendary innovator Phil Minton and become part of the Feral Choir, please email to reserve your place. No previous singing experience needed. laura@homeliveart.com Join the Funk Chorus: if you would like to help create a Funk Chorus for the night, join artist Barby Asante and performer Andrea Encinas in Gallery 9 at 7.15pm. No previous singing experience needed.

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