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Schedule / SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER

Chernobyl II


This event is not included in the pass. It requires an additional ticket.

Icelander Hildur Guðnadóttir is no stranger to experimental music fans, but has now received wider recognition for her score to the TV series Chernobyl, for which she was recently awarded an Emmy. The work combines acoustic instrumentation and field recordings from Chernobyl’s sister power plant Ignalina in Lithuania, and will now have its live premiere as a multi-channel, site-specific show at Unsound 2019. Performing in an abandoned factory, Hildur will be joined by Sam Slater and field recordist Chris Watson, artists who helped realise her vision. Lighting is by Theresa Baumgartner, and spatialisation by Francesco Donadello.

Chernobyl is co-commissioned by Unsound, Dark Mofo, Barbican and Rewire.