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23 Jan 2015

Kraftwerk Uncovered 

Following their highly successful Apollo tour, contemporary orchestra Icebreaker focus on the music of Kraftwerk. Drawing from the sonic legacy of Kraftwerk’s back catalogue, they move from the radical early albums to iconic synthesised material from Autobahn, Computer World and Trans-Europe Express.

‘Icebreaker's reinterpretations seemed to delve deep into Kraftwerk's innards, discovering something messy and frightening but more interesting’ The Guardian

Kraftwerk's music is reworked by German soundscape artist J. Peter Schwalm, the evening articulates Kraftwerk’s journey from experimental Krautrock band to international icon, with film by Sophie Clements and Toby Cornish. Purposefully detaching themselves from the dehumanised high-tech of current Kraftwerk shows, this is a nostalgic vision of an earlier era of technological innovation.

This concert is available on the multi-buy Save 20%. Unfortunately, the offer is not currently available online. To book under the multi-buy please call 0844 848 2727 Monday – Saturday 10am – 6pm

Please note the time indicated is the actual start of the performance. Doors to the event will open approximately 15 minutes before.

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Important Information

Please note the time listed on your ticket/webpage is the start time for the performance. Leeds Grand Theatre is open from 1 hour beforehand for ticket collection etc. and doors to the Howard Assembly Room itself open approximately 30 minutes beforehand. Where there is a support act, this will also be stated on the website/ticket. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before show time as latecomers will only be admitted during a suitable break in the performance.

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.


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