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Undersong

🗓 3-5 June, Chapter House

Step into a cool, dark side room at Gloucester Cathedral and feel the hairs on your neck stand on end – as you find yourself in the middle of a crowd of strangers and a wall of sound

🗓 3-5 June, 7.30pm
📍 Chapter House, Gloucester Cathedral, GL1 2LX
🎟 Only 60 places. Tickets £12/£7


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What to expect

Undersong places you at the meeting point between threads of music. Voices weave amongst you and around the space, from a whispered duet to a screaming mob.

Live singers build a vibrant language of a cappella music and movement as they bring to life a series of brand-new compositions, which move between tender and expansive.

Verity Standen creates unique sound worlds, using intricate vocal techniques and rich harmony. She has established a reputation around the UK and internationally for her innovative approach to music-making, exploring playful and profound ways for audiences to experience the human voice.


Reviews

“One of the most extraordinary pieces of performance I’ve ever seen.”
Exeunt

“A visceral and life-affirming experience”
Bristol 24/7

“Undersong is truly transformative”
Miro Magazine


Awesome people who are making this event possible 🎉🙏


Credits

Composer: Verity Standen
Performers: Coco Mbassi, Dominie Hooper, Dominika Jarosz, Ellie Showering, Henry McGrath, Jannah Warlow, Kate Smith, Tom Penn & Verity Standen
Sound Designer: Jack Drewry
Movement Director: Laila Diallo
Lighting Designer: Ben Pacey
Dramaturg: John Norton
Costume Advisor: Hannah Wolfe
Outside Eye: Tom Morris
Composing Mentor: Orlando Gough