In this premiere live broadcast of the unreleased recording of John Grant with Royal Northern Sinfonia, revisit the moment in 2014 when the former Czars frontman undertook a special orchestral tour following the release of his critically acclaimed album Pale Green Ghosts.
The tour visited Colston Hall on Tuesday 25 November 2014 as part of a special commission by Music Beyond Mainstream, and stunned audiences with its marriage of symphonic grandeur and Grant’s uniquely confessional lyrics.
Broadcast simultaneously on Friday 12 June via Facebook by 12 venues across the country, relive or enjoy for the first time John Grant with Royal Northern Sinfonia in this special premiere.
Recorded at Sage Gateshead.
Alongside the show, watch this short film from Bella Union about the making of this unique collaborative concert tour.
On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.
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