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Daniel Elms: Bethia

Influenced by the natural landscape surrounding his Yorkshire Hometown, Daniel Elms’ piece for acoustic and electronic instruments celebrates the maritime history of Hull using re-imagined sea shanties and maritime hymns.

It will be performed alongside projected film footage that has been edited and adapted to create abstract ambience and light. Written for a small group of chamber musicians the music will interweave cross-rhythms and interlocking harmony to create a texture similar to that of a tremulous sea.

This event is part of PRS Foundation's New Music Biennial.

This 15-minute piece will be performed twice, with a short Q&A session with the composer between the performances.

Earlier Event: June 29
Who the 'Hull' are they?