Owen Pallett | 05/04/11

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We are excited to announce that Owen Pallett is to perform his album Heartland in its entirety, with full orchestral accompaniment from the Britten Sinfonia (arranged by Pallett). The show will take place on 8th May at the Barbican as part of the Steve Reich season which sees some of today’s most visionary artists explore Reich’s influence on generations of composers and musicians. This will be the first orchestral performance of Owen’s 2010 album, Heartland, in the UK and the first time that the entire album has ever been performed in this way.

Owen will also be playing live dates this month and next, in Europe and the US, as follows:

15th April, USA, Minneapolis, History Theatre (String Theory Music Festival)
20th April, GERMANY, Erlangen, Markgrafentheater
21st April, GERMANY, Berlin, Berghain (Friction Festival)
23rd April, POLAND, Gdansk, Centrum Stocznia Gdanska
25th April, SWITZERLAND, St. Gallen, Palace
26th April, SWITZERLAND, Fribourg, Fri-son
28th April, AUSTRIA, Krems, Halle 1 (Donau Festival)
30th April, DENMARK, Aarhus, Voxhall (Pop Revo Festival)
1st May, MALTA, Hamrun, Gejtau Band Club
4th May, SPAIN, Barcelona, Bikini
8th May, UK, London, Barbican Hall (Reverberations: The Influence of Steve Reich)
14th May, USA, Cincinnati, Memorial Hall (MusicNOW Festival)

We are also pleased to unveil a brand new video for the track The Great Elsewhere, taken from Heartland. The video was directed by Yuula Benivolski and Geoffrey Pugen