Women Make Music: Gwyneth Herbert
Gwyneth Herbert 'Letters I Haven't Written'
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Gwyneth Herbert – Letters I Haven’t Written
When was the last time you wrote a letter? Tag, swipe, meme, like; the way we communicate is constantly changing. Letters I Haven’t Written invites you on a voyage into the lost art of letter writing through music and film by award-winning composer/performer Gwyneth Herbert and leading video artist Will Duke (The Encounter Complicite), alongside some of the UK’s most creative musicians.
Gwyneth Herbert – voice, French horn, ukulele
Ned Cartwright – piano, sax
Sam Burgess – bass
Al Cherry – guitar
Corrie Dick – drums
Co-commissioned by Snape Maltings and OCM
Produced by Sound UK
Funded by Arts Council England National Lottery, PRS Foundation’s Women Make Music, Hastings Borough Council, East Sussex Arts Partnership
★★★★★ “A remarkably gifted talent” – The Guardian
An award-winning composer, lyricist, vocalist and multi- instrumentalist, Gwyneth Herbert’s music draws on influences from the worlds of jazz, folk, contemporary classical music and storytelling. She has released six critically acclaimed albums (including the first Blue Note UK release in 30 years) and toured the world with her band. Herbert has also forged a successful career across other disciplines including the title role in the Bristol Old Vic theatre’s acclaimed production of The Snow Queen (for which she was also composer, lyricist and musical director).
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