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I Burn for You

I Burn for You

I Burn for You Saturday 11 February 2012 After Dracula by Bram Stoker ‘I Burn for You’ is an atmospheric new music theatre work inspired by Bram Stoker’s legendary vampire novel Dracula, created by composer Ian Wilson and stage director Tom Creed. It brings together an astonishing line up of performers including the Hungarian death…

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Elaine Mitchener

Elaine Mitchener

Elaine Mitchener is a classically trained singer whose musical experience covers gospel, jazz and free-improvisation and contemporary new music. She has performed/ recorded with the London Improvisers Orchestra, Henry Grimes, Christian Marclay, David Toop, Steve Beresford, Phil Minton, Max Eastley and Maggie Nicholls. Music theatre productions include Muziektheater Transparant’s “Century Songs” project directed by Wouter…

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Tom Creed

Tom Creed

Tom Creed is Festival Director of Cork Midsummer Festival. Previously he has been co-founder and joint Artistic Director of Playgroup, Associate Director of Rough Magic Theatre Company and Theatre and Dance Curator of Kilkenny Arts Festival. He studied English and Philosophy at UCC, and trained as a director on Rough Magic Theatre Company’s SEEDS programme…

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Ian Wilson

Ian Wilson

Ian Wilson was born in Belfast and began composing while at University. He has written nearly one hundred works, including chamber operas, concertos, string quartets, a range of orchestral and chamber music and multi-media pieces. His compositions have been performed and broadcast on six continents, and presented at festivals including the BBC Proms, Venice Biennale…

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David Toop

David Toop

David Toop has published five books, including Ocean of Sound, Haunted Weather, and Sinister Resonance: The Mediumship of the Listener. He has released eight solo albums, including Screen Ceremonies, Black Chamber and Sound Body. Exhibitions he has curated include Sonic Boom at the Hayward Gallery, London, PlayingJohn Cage at Arnolfini, Bristol, and Blow Up at…

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Clive Bell

Clive Bell

Clive Bell studied the shakuhachi (Japanese flute) in Tokyo, and the khene (Lao mouthorgan) in Laos and Thailand. In 2005 he took part in the British Council Beijing project ‘Sound & the City’ alongside Brian Eno, David Toop and Peter Cusack. Recently he has worked with Okeanos (contemporary music group), Jah Wobble, Karl Jenkins, Complicite…

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Cathal Roche

Cathal Roche

Cathal Roche lives in Co. Sligo, Ireland and works as a composer-performer specialising in solo saxophone improvisation. As collaborator and improviser, Cathal has performed and recorded with many leading Irish ensembles such as the Fuzzy Logic and ICC Ensembles, Kai Big Band, Dublin City Jazz Orchestra, Awkward Silence, the Rise Saxophone Quartet and Common Tongue….

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