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The Unfolding: Hannah Peel & Paraorchestra With Charles Hazlewood

Plus Lloyd Coleman

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A major new work by Mercury Prize 2021 nominated artist Hannah Peel, commissioned by and performed with Paraorchestra and Charles Hazlewood, The Unfolding takes a cyclical journey from the very atoms of human existence and the awakening of life, through to our eventual re-folding back into the elements.

This first live performance of Hannah Peel and Paraorchestra’s album The Unfolding, recorded in March 2021 and due for release in Spring 2022, features a glorious 14-piece ensemble of acoustic and electronic instruments as well as a human voice for a transportive, playful, and otherworldly sonic experience. The Unfolding follows the huge success of Hannah’s 2020 album release Fir Wave.

The first part of the evening’s double bill features a new commission from Bristol-based composer and Associate Music Director for Paraorchestra, Lloyd Coleman. Latent Bloom is a work inspired by the wondrous beauty and complexity of algorithms – on every aspect of today’s world. The piece takes its title from a recent work by award-winning photographer Jack Latham, in which the organic nature of algorithms is visualised through manipulated images of flowers.

Presented by Bristol Beacon

Unreserved seating

Age: 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult.)

“An immensely reassuring piece of work, a reminder of how small we are in the bigger picture”

Music OMH on Fir Wave

The venue

St George’s Bristol

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Getting There

Address: Great George St, Bristol BS1 5RR

St George’s Bristol is located near Bristol city centre just off Park Street, a 5-minute walk from the south end of Brandon Hill and opposite The Georgian House Museum.

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