At the Old Church


Pataphysical (w/Gregor Riddell & Torun Stavseng)//Emiddio Vasquez

Wednesday 29 May

8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Price: £5-£8

Pataphysical mark the release of their forthcoming ‘Periphera’ LP on 12Isle with a live, multi-channel sound performance. Pataphysical will be presenting compositions from the album as well as new and improvised pieces, joined by guest cellists Gregor Riddell and Torun Stavseng with support from Cypriot-Dominican sound artist Emiddio Vasquez.

Pataphysical’s live experimental-ambient explorations combine field recordings, synthesis, surround sound psychoacoustics, disturbances in media and visitations from across the spectrum. Since 2012 they have been designing and performing immersive listening events in forests, churches, industrial spaces, museums, concert venues and clubs. Periphera, their first full-length release, features studio material recorded between 2015-18. Listen on SoundCloud >>

Emiddio Vasquez’ live performances make use of improvisation, modular synthesis, multichannel diffusion, FM radio, tape loops and material composition. He has worked in studios such as EMS (Stockholm), ZKM (Karlsruhe) and IRCAM (Paris) and in 2018 founded Moneda, a label/publishing house initiative. Listen on SoundCloud >>

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Doors/Bar open at 7.30pm,


Full Fathom Five: Songs of the Sea

Sunday 2 June

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Price: Tickets £12 Standard /£8 Concession (Under 25/Over 65/Unwaged)

A year on from their first concert, join Hesperos choir on a moonlit voyage as they present a concert of choral music of the sea. Leave solid ground behind to embark on a guided meditation of music and readings from across seven centuries.

Hesperos will take you from the glassy surface to the blue depths, blending story and song in a varied programme featuring works by Thomas Tallis, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Cecilia McDowall and Jonathan Dove.

Full programme:

Thomas Tallis: God Grant With Grace, He Us Embrace
Claudio Monteverdi: Ecco mormorar l’onde
Cecilia McDowall: Shipping Forecast
Ralph Vaughan Williams: 5 English Folk Songs: No. 3: Just as the tide was flowing and No. 4: The lover’s ghost
Trad. arr. Hillary Campbell: Blow the Wind Southerly
Thomas Campion: Never weather-beaten sail

~ Interval ~

Chris Hutchings: The Beach
Sheena Phillips: Fhir a’bhàta
Thomas Tallis: Out of the deep
Orlande de Lassus: De profundis clamavi ad te Domine
Jonathan Dove: Seek Him That Maketh the Seven Stars
Charles HH. Parry: Never weather-beaten sail
Ralph Vaughan Williams: 3 Shakespeare Songs: Full Fathom Five
Bob Chilcott: Tallis Canon (God grant we grace)

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Doors/Bar open at 4.30pm

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