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The Waste Land
The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot
Friday 28th February 2014 at 6pm & 8pm
A terrifying, moving, thrilling vision of modernity, The Waste Land is one of the most important and influential poems of the twentieth century.
Anthony Burgess's extraordinary musical version illuminates and intensifies T.S. Eliot's seminal text.
Presented in a new multimedia production by Psappha incorporating rarely seen treasures from the Burgess Estate.
The Sinking of the Titanic
Sunday 2nd February 2013 at 9pm
A unique experience combining live music, live drawing, photography and a 3D film.
Gavin Bryars' The Sinking of the Titanic imagines the sound of the band as the music reverberated through the water while the ship sank.
Artist Louise Smith creates live art reacting to five new works by emerging composers performed on the Hungarian Cimbalom. David Fennessy's music for cello draws inspiration from four evocative 1960s photos of Dublin life by Evelyn Hoffer.
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The University of Manchester Series
Two performances in Spring 2014
Psappha collaborates with Vaganza the student new music ensemble at The University of Manchester in the presentation of works by Varese, Stravinsky, Vivier and a new work from Joshua Brown. Learn More
Mahler's Song of the Wayfarer in Schoenberg's arrangement with a new work from Camden Reeves and music by Mark-Anthony Turnage, Tom Coult and two advanced students. Find out more
View films on any device
Did you know there are now 57 films of live performances available to view for free here on our website with many in High Definition.
The films can now be viewed on virtually all devices including mobile phones and tablets.
There are many new films to watch including Gordon McPherson's Stunt Doubles, the world premiere of Gordon Crosse's L'Enfant Sauvage, Priaulx Rainier's Bee Oracles and Elisabeth Lutyens' Islands. You can also watch nine new works by advanced students filmed in Hong Kong. Go straight to Watch and Listen now: Watch and Listen