The Blackheart Orchestra

Wed 24 October 7.45pm            Studio

The Blackheart Orchestra

Described by Rock Society magazine as ‘one of the most extraordinary female voices singing anywhere’ and by Genesis Legend Steve Hackett as ‘beautiful, powerful and inspiring’ award-winning British songwriters, composers and multi-instrumentalists Chrissy Mostyn and Rick Pilkington are The Blackheart Orchestra.

The pioneering duo blend musical styles to create sonic landscapes fusing acoustic fragility and electronica played on everything from stringed instruments to ‘80s synthesisers.

Chrissy Mostyn’s haunting vocals, the Mike Oldfield-like multi-instrumental playing of Rick Pilkington plus their fearless combination of conventional and unconventional  have won them obsessive worldwide fans and plaudits from musical giants.

'Their songs are all stand-alone masterpieces' Fatea Magazine

'A special and singular voice' Highclouds

'Smouldering and brooding, a mesmerizing performance' Louder Than War

'Cinematic yet intimate, from intense and soaring to dreamy and tranquil…exquisite' Sonic Bandwagon

'They remind us why music lifts us up' Dalton Delan, American Public Broadcasting (USA)

'From heartbreaking to uplifting in a single song' Western Star (Australia)

'An ethereal musical landscape, an enchanting masterpiece' Purple Revolver

'A great band' BBC Radio 2

Tickets: £14.50 (discounts: £12)


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