Delia Derbyshire Day 2013-01-12 (today!)

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Delia Derbyshire Day 2013-01-12 (today!)

Postby Abbo » Fri Jan 11, 2013 9:08 pm

I just noticed this. Not really Japanese related, but it may be of interest to some of the regulars (and I'm pretty sure Geoff knows about it already).

TODAY (Sat 12th Jan) at Band On The Wall (25 Swan St, Manchester), 3 pm - 6 pm., 8 pm. - 10.30 pm.

Delia Derbyshire Day 2013 is a special day and evening event of performances, screenings and talks celebrating the work of the fascinating electronic pioneer Delia Derbyshir,e, who is best known for creating the original BBC Doctor Who theme tune in 1963 using all electronic production.


Daytime “mini-symposium” event 3pm-6pm includes:

- Screening of award-winning documentary “The Delian Mode”

- Q&A with The Delian Mode director Kara Blake exciting panel of ‘Delian’ experts from around the UK

- Deep listening session and sharing of some of Delia Derbyshire archive material
Evening event 8pm-10.30pm includes:

- Premiere performances of new commissions by:

Ailís Ní Ríain (contemporary classical)
caro c (was caro snatch - experimental electronic)

Naomi Kashiwagi (gramophonica)
With live visual accompaniment by Kara Blake

Plus DJ Tukatz playing Delia inspired experimental music

Evening event will present new commissions by Manchester based caro c (experimental electronic), Ailís Ní Ríain (contemporary classical) and Naomi Kashiwagi (gramophonica) inspired by spending time with Delia Derbyshire archives held at University of Manchester. Plus DJ Tukatz playing Delian sounds and live visual accompaniment by Kara Blake.

This project is supported by PRS for Music Foundation, Arts Council England and Quebec Arts Council

Price: Full Day: £10 Early Bird (before Dec 12), £12 after. Afternoon only: £6. Evening only: £7.50

Price: Full Day: £10 Early Bird (before Dec 12), £12 after. Afternoon only: £6. Evening only: £7.50


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Re: Delia Derbyshire Day 2013-01-12 (today!)

Postby Happosai » Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:23 pm

Yep, I'm going to be there for all of it.

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