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The Birdcage

April 8, 2020 from 20:00 to 22:30

Spoken word and wonderful live music

A triple-bill exploring a comparison of settings non-ornithological bird poems by Devon-based poet Peter Oswald, composed by Hugh Nankivell and performed by Two Ones, and very much ornithological poems by Colin Simms about the hen harrier, composed by Chris Dowding and performed by ALATI. Opening with 'other voices', a short spoken word performance by Tony Whitehead, the programme will feature Hugh's minimalist expressionist settings, performed with Pat Allison. They are also two halves of the band Natural Causes. Hear Two Ones here: https://twoones.bandcamp.com ALATI is a trio that explores poetry, song and improvisation, led by Chris Dowding, and featuring the wonderful vocals of Brigitte Beraha, and Dave O' Brien's fluid piano playing. Hear them here: https://soundcloud.com/alatimusic/sets/live-at-clerkenwellartslab Come along to hear an exploration of birdsong… 8pm/ £8

Venue Details

Pottergate, Norwich