CHOIR PROJECT: ATTENTION!
(2010) Choir Project: Attention! is specially commissioned by the Place Theatre for its 40th anniversary celebration. The piece is referring to the history of the building, which was In 1889 built as the headquarters of the 20th Middlesex Artists Rifle Volunteers. The regiment was based at The Place until it disbanded in 1945. Its members included William Morris, Wilfred Owen, Dante Rossetti, George Watts, Paul Nash, John Nash, Barnes Wallis & Noel Coward.
Concept, choreography and direction: Hanna Gillgren and Heidi Rustgaard
Performed by: Pegasus Choir and Flaxman Choir
Original music by: Sylvia Hallett.
The work is forms a part of h2dance’s project SAY SOMETHING that sees the company working with a range of choirs in the UK and Scandinavia.
A Place commission supported by the Columbia Foundation Fund of the Capital Community Foundation.