HULL TO ICELAND AND BACK: Exhibition and Performance

Wednesday, 4 Oct 2017

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NVITATION: Exhibition and Performance
Hull to Iceland and Back: a Voyage in Music, Poetry and Paint
A Humber Mouth Literature Festival Commission 2017
Wednesday 4 October HULL CENTRAL LIBRARY,
Albion Street Hull HU1 3TF

6pm Drinks and Exhibition Launch,
Cliff Forshaw’s Hull Cityscapes, Food for Thought Café
7pm Performance of Voyage for Solo Trumpet.

Poet and painter Cliff Forshaw has collaborated with the synaesthetic composer Deborah Pritchard and trumpeter Simon Desbruslais to celebrate the twin “Voyage” statues created by Icelandic artist Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir in Hull and Iceland.
The world premiere of VOYAGE FOR SOLO TRUMPET took place during John Grant’s North Atlantic Flux: Sounds from Smoky Bay, as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.  The piece continues to develop and Deborah, Simon and Cliff have since performed it at Vik in Iceland.

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