Planet Wave

added on 30 November, 2019 | under Concert Series, just added, WHAT'S ON
Planet Wave

Celebrate poet Edwin Morgan’s centenary as the SNJO perform the colossal work PLANET WAVE: an extraordinary collaboration between Morgan and composer Tommy Smith. Through music, poetry, theatre, and sound effects explore waves of history from the beginning of time, 20 billion years B.C. through early creation, the demise of the dinosaurs, the arrival of cavemen and the great flood, to construction of the great pyramid and age of Copernicus 1543 A.D.

NB: All concerts will be preceded by an informal talk from 40 minutes before concert starts

Concert Dates

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra

Date City Venue
Fri, 21 Feb  2020 https://snjo.co.uk/concerts/ Scottish National Jazz Orchestra in Edinburgh Queen’s Hall
Planet Wave
music by Tommy Smith / poetry by Edwin Morgan, feat. actor Niall Greig Fulton
Time: 19:30. 85-89 Clerk St.
0131 668 2019   |  Get Tickets
Sat, 22 Feb  2020 https://snjo.co.uk/concerts/ Scottish National Jazz Orchestra in Glasgow City Halls
Planet Wave
music by Tommy Smith / poetry by Edwin Morgan, feat. actor Niall Greig Fulton
Time: 19:30. Candleriggs.
0141 353 8000   |  Get Tickets
Sun, 23 Feb  2020 https://snjo.co.uk/concerts/ Scottish National Jazz Orchestra in Aberdeen The Sanctuary, Queen’s Cross Church
Planet Wave
music by Tommy Smith / poetry by Edwin Morgan, feat. actor Niall Greig Fulton
Time: 17:00. Albyn Place.
07827 966735   |  Get Tickets

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