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Tonal – Live Launch Show

TONAL was launched in 2004 with a series of
concerts & performances all around London.

The Music Room – Mayfair London 2004

Artistic director and principle composer Sarah Llewellyn
Ensemble leader and assistant composer Karen Hutt
Film artist Malcom Clarke
Theatre Director Jen Heyes
Poet Dean Ashton
Vocalist, songwriter and actress Stacey Roca
Promotion and album design Leah Llewellyn
Tonal ensemble Tom Daplyn, Verity Harding, Mara Miribung, Rebekah Allan, Kath James, Virginia Slater, Phil Cornwell, Sarah Ings, Ruth O’Reilly

2004 saw the launch of Tonal. We put on a series of concerts and performances in London at the Bartok Bar Camden, the Purcell Room Royal Festival Hall and the Music Rooms in Mayfair. These events combined music, theatre, film, performance poetry and an interactive mobile phone string quartet!

We also recorded and produced an album and short film of this event which is available for free on request by emailing launchalbum@tonal.org.uk

 

Reviews

  • “This was a fantastic event. The material was strong and characterful and the performances were excellent.”
    Diana Burrell, Composer, Artistic Director for Spitalfields Festival

    “I thoroughly enjoyed watching, hearing and experiencing Tonal’s performance. The mood of the evening was both moving and amusing. Fresh, lively music with some very haunting moments entertained and captivated the audience. It is great to see young artists having such determination to do something relevant, refreshing and interesting”
    Jonathan Moore, Director/Producer