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Wires, Strings & Other Things

The Ark & Music Network

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Fun interactive show for children about the magic of music

Meet Ed, Andreea and James, three people who are crazy about music and sound.

Ed is in the corner, building strange electronic instruments. Andreea plays the viola beautifully, reading sheets of music as if they were fairy tales. And James wanders a labyrinth of sound like an explorer, disrupting with his bass clarinet as he goes.

Anything can happen as they start to invent music together. With your help, they’ll explore the magic and mystery of how to compose, perform and improvise.

Wires, Strings & Other Things, conceived and created by Brian Irvine and Wouter Van Looy is a music performance that encourages you to always be curious.

Presented in partnership with

The Ark and Music Network – Wires, Strings & Other Things

  • Artists: Andreea Banciu (viola), James Allsopp (bass clarinet), Ed Devane (electronic instruments)
  • Composer: Brian Irvine
  • Director: Wouter Van Looy
  • Stage & Costume Design: Alyson Cummins
  • Video Design: Erato Tzavara
  • Lighting Design: Sarah Jane Shiels
  • Commissioned and Produced by: The Ark and Music Network
  • Supported by: Onassis STEGI

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