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Invitation To Wander

Karen Power

Invitation To Wander

When

7.30pm

Where

Cork Centre for Architectural Education (via Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street)

Tickets
  • Regular Price €15
  • Concession €12
Duration

105 mins.

Additional Info

Full wheelchair access and bathroom on site. Lift available. Please note the installation includes dark rooms so advisable for those with limited mobility/visual impairments to bring a companion.

A new multi-roomed composition created by Cork based-composer, Karen Power, featuring a mixed media durational performance with musicians, Quiet Music Ensemble; vocalists, Ute Wassermann and Michelle O’Rourke; and Ireland’s first ever Sound Choir: Katie O’Neill, Noelle O’Regan, Rose Roccaforte, Wendy Goodbody, Jacques de Fournas, Daithi O’Reilly, Brian Sheehan, Caroline McGrath, Elaine Howley & Aoife Spillane.

We invite you to wander and explore four of the world’s most fascinating and remote environments: The Arctic, Amazon, Australian Outback and Deserts. Imagery by John Godfrey.

Using specialised field recordings from some of the world’s most inhuman environments, this performance explores the possibilities of how, through hearing natural sound structures and harmonies, we can potentially rediscover the evolutionary parallels between humans, nature and animals.

Just listen…

Entrance via Nano Nagle Place:
Don’t miss out on wandering around Nano Nagle Place after hours. Doors open specially for all Invitation to Wander ticket holders from 6.30pm. Explore the convent garden, visit Nano’s Tomb and see buildings from the 18th to 21st century. Museum will stay open late on Fri 21 June only.

COMPOSER/DIRECTOR: Karen Power

MUSICIANS: Quiet Music Ensemble (John Godfrey, Roddy O’Keefe, Dan Bodwell, Sean Mac Erlaine & Isle de Ziah)

VOCALISTS: Ute Wassermann & Michelle O’Rourke

SOUND CHOIR: Katie O’Neill, Noelle O’Regan, Rose Roccaforte, Wendy Goodbody, Jacques de Fournas, Daithi O’Reilly, Brian Sheehan, Caroline McGrath, Elaine Howley & Aoife Spillane

IMAGES: John Godfrey

SOUND ENGINEER: Alexis Nealon

SET BUILD: Red Penguin

CREATIVE PRODUCER: Ann Lawlor

Supported by the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon Music Commissions Award and Music Project Award and the Jack Kerr Fund in Music at Queen’s University Belfast.

Special thanks to Neylons Facility Management, School of Music & Theatre UCC and Cork Film Centre for their support.

Commissioned by Cork Midsummer Festival and in association with Cork Centre for Architectural Education, Nano Nagle Place, and Cork International Choral Festival.