Festival 2021

Aberdeen

David Fennessy

Friday 9 July, 6pm & 8.30pm (2021)

Hanbury Hall

Commissioned for Spitalfields Music and sound, in partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Society, through the generous support of an anonymous donor.

PRICE: £15

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Aberdeen – David Fennessy  world premiere 

 This new work is inspired by the deeply personal story of the instrument being played, a cello built in part by Sonia’s father.  Aberdeen is a new collaboration between David Fennessy, Sonia Cromarty and Tim Cooper – developed with Edinburgh-based theatre company Magnetic North – which explores memory, location, objects, and family-ties. 

 David Fennessy composer 

Sonia Cromarty cello 

Tim Cooper electronics 

Nicholas Bone director 


We’ve been working with our wonderful friend from Thoroughly Good, Jon Jacob, on a series of podcasts for you to listen to pre (or post!) our events. We hope you enjoy listening!

Episode 1: What’s in the Spitalfields Festival 2021

Jon Jacob speaks to composers Errollyn Wallen, Edmund Finnis, Howard Goodall, and David Fennessey about their new works, including a tribute to those carers who lost their lives in the first wave of the COVID pandemic.

Episode 4: Composer David Fennessy discusses his new work ‘Aberdeen’

This new work is inspired by the deeply personal story of the instrument being played, a cello built in part by Sonia’s father. Aberdeen is a new collaboration between David Fennessy, Sonia Cromarty and Tim Cooper – developed with Edinburgh-based theatre company Magnetic North – which explores memory, location, objects, and family-ties.

Commissioned for Spitalfields Music and sound, in partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Society, through the generous support of an anonymous donor.

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Venue information

Hanbury Hall

22 Hanbury Street
Spitalfields
London
E1 6QR
United Kingdom

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All tickets across the festival priced at £15.
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