What's On

FILMusic: Grouper and Paul Clipson

Back to What's On

American Routes


‘The music of grouper creates a feeling that can only be defined as awe, an uncanny mixture of wonder and dread that nobody does better’ Pitchfork

A new FILMusic commission by Opera North, HYPNOSIS DISPLAY is a meditation on contemporary America in sound and image. Portland based musician Grouper (Liz Harris) juxtaposes layers of processed field recording, choral vocal harmony and keyboard in a resonant framework that moves behind and through Paul Clipson’s 16mm film. Clipson’s densely rhythmical images in turn traverse Grouper’s musical language to create startling, revelatory, and critical associations.

Together they invite the audience to participate in a collective mind’s-eye trip through landscapes of American myth making, including: the west coast, the worker, the city and the street.

Commissioned by Opera North Projects in association with Qu Junktions
Supported by the Opera North Future Fund

Book Your Tickets

No future performances are planned for this production.

Adult Ticket

Click on the venue below to plan your visit.

Leeds Howard Assembly Room 5 Jun 2014 7:45pm

FILMusic: Grouper and Paul Clipson

Hide Venue Information
Contact Details

Enjoy 20% off your bill at Sandinista (Cross Belgrave Street - New Briggate) on presentation of your Opera North ticket when placing their food order. To book a table call 0113 305 0372. Food is served till 10pm through the week with final orders at 9pm Friday and Saturday. Only valid on the day of the performance their ticket is for. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Important Information

The Howard Assembly Room is located inside Leeds Grand Theatre

Leeds Grand Theatre is situated on New Briggate in the heart of Leeds City Centre.

The theatre is easily accessible by public transport. It is approximately 10 minutes walk from the main bus station and 15 minutes walk from the train station with many buses stopping in the immediate vicinity. For the most up to date information on local bus and train times, please check WYMetro. There is also a taxi rank outside the theatre although we recommend booking a taxi in advance, particularly on a Friday or Saturday evening.

Parking is available at various nearby car parks, including Edward Street/Templar Street and the St John's and Merrion Centre shopping malls. A limited amount of on street parking is available near the theatre is free after 6pm but this does tend to fill up very quickly.



What you say

This production has no comments. Why not be the first?

Leave a comment

Newsletter sign-up

Enter your email below: