Via the LIFT Festival blog

Rehearsals have begun with Derry~Londonderry musicians forPolitical Mother: Derry~Londonderry Uncut.

Political Mother: Derry Londonderry Uncut has been specially commissioned by LIFT and Culture Company 2013. Drawing upon Derry’s rich musical culture, it will feature a live band of more than 30 musicians, including young musicians from the city alongside the international musicians and 16 dancers of the Hofesh Shechter Company.

Musicians from Hofesh Shechter Company are working with young guitarists, string players and drummers from the city to teach them the score to this thrilling show which fuses contemporary dance with heavy rock riffs and beautiful strings.

On March 8 and 9 these local musicians will perform in the show along side the Hofesh Shechter Company in front of a 2,000 strong audience in this extraordinary show bringing the atmosphere of a rock concert, and brimming with the gritty and emotional complexity of Shechter’s extraordinary dance work. To avoid missing out on this once-in-a-lifetime show – book your tickets quick!


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