Pre-concert Talk with Deborah Pritchard

Friday 29 April 2022

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Leeds Lieder featured composer Deborah Pritchard joins the festival to discuss her commissioned cycle The World, and to allow an insight into her compositional process.

Pritchard experiences synaesthesia, specifically perceiving sound as colour, light and darkness. In her own words; “Ever since I was a small child, I’ve been aware that some harmonies seemed warm whilst others appeared cold. The relationship between colours and intervals seemed so natural to me that I didn’t question it … When I engage with colour, light and darkness in my work, I become aware of a broader emotional content and hope to illuminate some kind of beauty to the listener.”

Join us to learn more about Deborah’s music, her visualisations and music maps before Ruby Hughes and Joseph Middleton give the world premiere of this major new song cycle.

This event will also be streamed live. Watch live on YouTube 

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Start time

30 minutes

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Pre-concert Talk with Deborah Pritchard

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