Perle Noire: Meditations for Joséphine

Tuesday 23 June 8pm (ends approx. 9.15pm, no interval)

From £5.00 to £35.00

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Part of Aldeburgh Festival

Tuesday 23 June 2020 - 8.00pm

Julia Bullock’s rich soprano combines with a voice of social consciousness and activism that underpins her work as an artist.

What began as a programme of Joséphine Baker’s cabaret songs in a recital at the Met Museum in New York has been transformed into an intimate tribute to the life and legacy of the world-renowned singer, dancer, French Resistance agent and civil rights activist.

This collaboration of re-composed songs, spoken word, movement and music offers ‘a singular theatrical experience brimming with grief, resilience, and fury’ (San Francisco Classical Voice).

‘a musician who delights in making her own rules’

The New Yorker on Julia Bullock

Booking opens on Tuesday 18 February at 10am
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Music by Tyshawn Sorey
Words by Claudia Rankine
UK premiere

Julia Bullock soprano
International Contemporary Ensemble
Tyshawn Sorey percussion and piano
Zack Winokur director

Venue Address:

Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP