Deep Hedonia presents Laura Cannell
Thu 21 Jan 2016
£7 - £10*
Deep Hedonia's third event in the Everyman bistro
Laura Cannell with support from In Atoms
Based in rural East Anglia, Laura Cannell’s work draws on the emotional influences of the landscape and the sometimes dissonant chords of early and medieval music. With deconstructed bow and the extraordinary sound of double recorder, Laura’s music has grown out of unearthed fragments that became improvised pieces. Her music encompasses both wild animal calls and long forgotten liturgical fragments, which drawn through Laura’s music seem to originate from the same, ahistorical place. With a background in traditional folk, early and experimental music, she creates a solitary minimalist chamber music, where one player makes all the harmonies.
"Get rid of all the tired old clichés and lose yourself in something different."
Since founding and touring with duo Horses Brawl a decade ago, Laura has established her practice as a solo musician with recorder and fiddle her primary instruments. Her first solo album Quick Sparrows over the Black Earth (2014) found an audience keen for more, and she has followed the release with the highly acclaimed Beneath Swooping Talons and a busy touring schedule that has included her debut at Royal Festival Hall, as well as venues and festivals throughout the rest of the UK from London’s Café Oto to Cathedrals and National Trust castles. Recent performances also include festivals in Holland, Switzerland and Denmark as well as interviews and airplay on BBC 6MUSIC, BBC Radio 3, Radio 4, NTS Radio and many others.