Beth Allen talks to Deborah Coughlin, leader of feminist Chorus Gaggle about being the Artistic Director of Sacred Sounds Women’s Choir.
Manchester International Festival has combined forces with The Guardian to produce a special supplement guide offering an exclusive insight into MIF15 and identifying some highlights of this year’s programme.
The festival, taking place between 2nd — 19th July will premiere over 20 new commissions across music, art and theatre including works and collaborations from FKA Twigs, Ed Atkins, Gerhard Richter and Arvo Pärt.
As part of MIF15, the Sacred Sounds Women’s Choir will provide a vocal soundscape to a new theatre piece called Neck of the Woods. Read the interview with Beth Allen, Artistic Director of Sacred Sounds Women’s Choir as she talks about their latest venture with Turner Prize-winning Artist Douglas Gordon.
Manchester International Festival is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events and takes place biennially, in Manchester, UK. The Festival launched in 2007 as an artist-led, commissioning Festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture.
A link to the full guardian guide article: Sweet Harmony: how Sacred Sounds Women’s Choir sing for tolerance.