What does a newspaper sound like? A question you may never have asked, but one that will be answered on 20 November: musician and famed producer Matthew Herbert is creating a concert based around a day’s edition of the Guardian.
Called One Day, the musical score and programme notes will be based on Saturday 25 September’s Guardian
Performing Herbert’s new compositions alongside him, the London Sinfonietta’s musicians will bring a different perspective to everything contained within the newspaper, ranging from the Labour party leadership campaign to the recipe pages.
Although the score is still being written by Herbert, it is expected that the London Sinfonietta will be joined on stage by guest musicians and singers as well as sportspeople, writers, journalists, members of the public and actors. Between them, they will aim to make One Day not only a compelling evening of new music, but an engaging, interactive spectacle, with plenty of the theatrics and invention for which Herbert’s live shows have gained such a strong reputation.
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