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A Lover’s Discourse

Friday 12th February @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

- £5 – £15

Nicholas Mulroy director & tenor
Pippa Murphy composer

‘I encounter millions of bodies in my life; of these millions, I may desire some hundreds; but of these hundreds, I love only once…’
— Roland Barthes 

 In love, as in music, we find ourselves in a multitude of hazy, transcendental statesneither here nor thereWe are enchanted, bewitched: we are in the realm of sleep, without sleeping; we are within the voluptuous infantilism of sleepiness: this is the moment for telling stories.’ So says Roland Barthes in his sweeping and ecstatic examination of human loveA Lover’s Discourse. Join us for a unique and transformative experience, as we pair Barthes’ vivid recitations with madrigals by Monteverdi, Rore and Gesualdo, in a compelling multimedia performance bound together by Pippa Murphy’s evocative new score.  

Please note, there will be no interval. 

Programme

Roland Barthes 

Excerpts from A Lover’s Discourse 

Madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi, Cipriano de Rore and Gesualdo 

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Date:
Friday 12th February
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
£5 – £15
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Venue

Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9SU United Kingdom

Organiser

Dunedin Consort
Phone:
0131 516 3718

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Booking Telephone
0131 668 2019

Details

Date:
Friday 12th February
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
£5 – £15
Event Category:
Event Tags:
,
Website:
BOOK ONLINE »

Venue

Assembly Roxy
2 Roxburgh Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9SU United Kingdom

Organiser

Dunedin Consort
Phone:
0131 516 3718

Other

Booking Telephone
0131 668 2019