HILDEGARD: VISIONS

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Spring 2018

A co-composed journey through the visions of Hildegard von Bingen. 

Inspired by Nwando Ebizie’s neurological condition - Visual Snow - a

re-examining of Hildegard’s visionary creativity by operatic, electronic and live artists.

 

Composer/Musicians

Tom Richards, Lore Lixenberg, Nwando Ebizie

Performers

Moss Beynon Juckes, Jennifer MT White

Ignacio Jarquin, Nwando Ebizie

Director

Jonathan Grieve

Guest Artists

Tom Richards and Lore Lixenberg

 

Tom Richards:

Lore Lixenberg

Lore Lixenberg is an exponent of voice-art active in contemporary and experimental music.

Loré Lixenberg gave over 1000 performances all around the globe, from Royal Opera, Covent Garden to the most underground venues and has performed with ensembles such as Ensemble Intercontemporain, Wien Modern, BCMG, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philarmony, Tokyo Philarmonic, Suntory Hall, Tokyo...

She was active in the 1990s as a singer, actor, writer and comedian with Simon Munnery and Stewart Lee's Cluub Zarathustra and contributed to the BBC2 series Attention Scum.[4]Cluub Zarathustra Created with composer Richard Thomas the BBC2TV comedy opera series 'The Kombat Opera's'. She appeared in and helped develop Richard Thomas and Stewart Lee's musical, 'Jerry Springer the Opera' at Battersea Arts Centre, Edinburgh Festival, National Theatre and The Cambridge Theatre on London's West End.[5] Lixenberg appeared in 'Out of a House walked a Man' at the NT and 'Miss Donnithorne's Maggot' with Complicite.[6] Currently resident director with Danish ensemble SCENATET[7] she directed the UK premiere of Kagel's STAATSTHEATER.

Her book "Memory Maps" (preface by David Toop) is in the collection of artists books held at Bibliothèque Kandinsky / Centre Pompidou, Paris, as well as her sound artwork "Bird / Transformation section". Her first artwork CD "The Afternoon of a phone" is published by £@B in 2014 has been shown recently at Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin.