Vessel @ London Unwrapped | Sounds of a Migrant City
‘A seamless and evocative mix of modern classical and Tri Angle-style sound design from Vessel and violinist Rakhi Singh.’ Resident Advisor
Vessel presents a world premiere of the live, expanded performance of Passion, originally conceived and performed at Somerset House Studios as a solo performance. To celebrate the worldwide release, they have expanded the work with strings led by Rakhi Singh.
Passion was inspired by the Brazilian author Clarice Lispector and her book, The Passion According to G.H., and charts a journey between the light and dark of the mind.
Passion will be preceded by works from Vessel’s critically-acclaimed Queen of Golden Dogs, arranged for the ensemble.
Developed at Somerset House Studios and supported by Hinrichsen Foundation and the PRS Foundation.
Sounds of a Migrant City | Throughout 2021
London has been a melting pot since its earliest days, both a place of refuge, a glittering cultural nexus, the most cosmopolitan of all British cities. This year-long series aims to delve into four hundred years of London’s musical past, with its dazzling display and troubling undercurrents, its openness, opportunities and barriers. The series highlights a music story that always been driven forward, disrupted, shaped and inspired by outsiders and immigrant communities, and showcases the diversity of creativity in the city today. Featuring artists in residence Iestyn Davies and Cassie Kinoshi, Allan Clayton, Elena Urioste, Aurora Orchestra, The Sixteen, Phantasm and many more.