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Kate Halsall & SoundKard, reeds, keys and electronics

  • 11-16 Boyd Street Newcastle upon Tyne, England, NE2 1AP United Kingdom (map)

Pianist Kate Halsall in collaboration with SoundKarD trio present an inventive programme of new electroacoustic & improvised music for voice, keyboards, sampling and electronics.

Tickets £5

Pianist Kate Halsall presents an inventive programme of electroacoustic and mixed media works for solo keyboards by diverse UK composers. New works commissioned by soundfestival from Scottish based composers Pippa Murphy and Diana Salazar, alongside works by Linda Buckley and Rose Dodd. Expect cutting edge sounds and ambient and immersive soundscapes. 

SoundKarD are soprano Sarah Dacey, pianist Kate Halsall and composer Duncan MacLeod. They have worked together in various guises, including voice and piano, voice and electronics, harpsichord and electronics and as part of Galvanize Ensemble projects Happenstance and Galvanize for Hack the Barbican. Some performances include The Barbican London, hcmf//, Frontiers Festival, 100 Years Gallery, LV21 Gillingham Pier, Music Orbit, Trinity Arts Leeds, LimeWharf Gallery, UCL, Nexus Art Cafe, sound festival and New Music Series St Ann’s Church Manchester. They programme scored/improvised work, alongside existing/flexible repertoire, working with and commissioning composers.

Pippa Murphy – title tbc keyboard, harmonium, electronics

Diana Salazar – title tbc keyboard, harmonium, electronics

Linda Buckley Fridur piano and tape

Rose Dodd – book of stone keyboard, harmonium, electronics

Paul Whitty – another field voice, harmonium, electronics

No Man is an Island – Duncan MacLeod voice, keyboard, electronics

Wooden Trees (after John Cage and Laurie Anderson) arr. Kate Halsall voice, harmonium, sampling & tape – Ryoko Akama voice, harmonium, melodica, sampling

I became Mermaid - Iain Chambers voice, keyboard, electronics
Lineshadow- Catherine Lamb voice, assorted instruments

Flowers – Amber Priestly voice, keyboard, electronics