Daphne Oram's Wonderful World of Sound Drama

Daphne Oram's Wonderful World of Sound

  • Date

    Tuesday 16 May 2017

  • venue

    The Lemon Tree

  • time

    Starts 7pm | Finish 8.20pm

  • age

    Adults, Teens

  • price

    ★£13.20 inc bf | APA Friends 2 for 1 | Concessions £2 off

  • genre

    Drama

Blood of the Young & Tron Theatre presents

Live-scored by electronic sound artist Anneke Kampman, Daphne Oram’s Wonderful World of Sound is a journey through the amazing life of one of the great, unsung composers of the twentieth century.

One of the most distinctive composers of her generation, Daphne Oram cut a trailblazing path through uncharted musical territory. In 1942 a seventeen-year-old Daphne attended a séance which inspired her to forge a career in music. This led to her co-founding and becoming the first director of the world-famous BBC Radiophonic Workshop, (birth-place of many of television’s early Sci-Fi themes, such as Doctor Who).

In a career spanning more than 30 years, she worked with opera singers, classical composers and rock and roll stars. She released several records, influenced the teaching of music in schools, wrote a book on her personal sound philosophy (An Individual Note) and continued always to pursue innovation, learning and teaching her craft - often as the only woman in that professional environment.

 

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