Simon Allen



Simon Allen

Simon Allen

Simon Allen Simon Allen’s work in composition and performance is founded upon collaborative practice. As composer and director his latest commission Resonance At The Still Point Of Change for, live ensemble, voices and film was premiered as part of the Cultural Olympiad. Recent shows include WG Sebald’s The Rings Of Saturn (dir. Katie Mitchell, Cologne Schauspiel). Forthcoming is…

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Star-shaped Biscuit

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Star-shaped Biscuit Saturday 15 September Text and music by David Toop Lore Lixenberg Dora Elaine Mitchener Euphrosine Jamie McDermot Seabrook Martin Allen percussion Simon Allen percussion Hélène Breschand harp Sylvia Hallett strings Jan Hendrickse flutes A woman, Dora, retreats to a northern island to await the final deluge. Perhaps she is the last human to survive environmental  apocalypse, though ghosts keep her company. Among Dora’s few possessions…

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