The Blackheart Orchestra / Olga Dikajee

The Blackheart Orchestra / Olga Dikajee

Event Time Sun 15th Sep at 7:00pm-Thu 19th Sep at 11:00pm
Event Location Little Buildings, Newcastle upon Tyne
Event Price £18 + fees

Tickets

The Blackheart Orchestra £18.00 +
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The Blackheart Orchestra / Olga Dikajee

The Blackheart Orchestra are multi-award winning, multi-instrumentalists

Chrissy Mostyn and Rick Plkington. They comprise a two person ‘orchestra’

playing up to 13 instruments in their unique live show. From their onstage

‘musical space station’ they create highly emotional contemporary rock music

featuring a multitude of sounds and atmospheres from acoustic and electric

guitars, bass and bowed guitar to piano, organ, vintage synthesisers,

omnichord, melodica and electric percussion.

They have been described as a modern day Pink Floyd with influences from

as far afield as Kate Bush, Portishead and Cocteau Twins to modern

composers Steve Reich and Philip Glass. They combine their folk and rock

roots with electronica and classical with Genesis founder Steve Hackett

calling their music “Powerful and inspiring”.

Their last two albums both achieved Top 20 positions with latest album Hotel

Utopia charting at #13 in the UK and winning Best British Album, Best Song

and Best Female Vocalist in the USA Progressive Rock Awards. The

Blackheart Orchestra currently sits on six Best Albums of The Year lists in the

UK.

Venue

Little Buildings
3-5 Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PW, UK
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