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Poetry Despite, Music Despite

Sat 16 Feb 19.00

Sat 16 Feb 19.00 (doors open 18.30)

FREE Booking essential, voluntary donation tickets available*

This performance of music and poetry was commissioned for the project Poetry Despite, Music Despite, Aaron Hughes’ presentation for BALTIC Artists’ Award.

The performance includes a re-imagining of Wilfred Owen’s poetry and Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem by special guests including GemArts and Karim Wasfi, cellist and former conductor of the Iraqi National Orchestra, delivering a live response to Hughes’ large-scale works in the exhibition.

*plus booking fee, non-refundable