In Place

In Place

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 7.30pm

£12 | £10

In Place is a multi-media song-cycle; 10 songs each setting new texts and mixing live performance, field recordings and electronics.

A collection of diverse cultural viewpoints blending personal histories and places across the UK this new song cycle is a colourful compendium of ideas, brought to life on stage by some of the UK’s finest instrumentalists.

The new texts have been specially created by a set of writers for whom ‘place’ is a guiding force in their work: Robert Macfarlane, Paul Farley, Nick Papadimitrou, Selina Nwulu, Jackie Morris, Daljit Nagra, Richard Skelton and Autumn Richardson.


Colin Riley composer (Moov/Homemade Orchestra)

Melanie Pappenheim voice (DV8/The Shout/Damon Albarn)

Ruth Goller upright & electric bass (Melt Yourself Down/Let Spin/Gufo)

Kate Halsall keys/harmonium (Michael Clarke/Ockham’s Razor/Galvanize Ensemble)

Stephen Hiscock percussion (Ensemble Bash/Steve Reich/Nitin Sawhney)

Nic Pendlebury viola (Smith Quartet/Steve Reich/Django Bates)

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This event is part of the Belfast Book Festival.
From 6th – 16th June, the 8th annual Belfast Book Festival, supported by Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Belfast City Council, will open the world of books to everyone. For 11 days venues across the city including The Crescent will come alive with unique and diverse events featuring high profile authors as well as events exploring a range of interests and themes.

Have a look at the event programme on


Published on 4 June 2018

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