1 Aug 2013
Live_Transmission 
Joy Division - Live_Transmission

Live_Transmission is a new audio-visual performance based on the music of Joy Division as reinterpreted by Scanner and the Heritage Orchestra with visuals by Matt Watkins. The show was originally conceived by Laura Ducceschi and later commissioned by the Brighton Festival 2012.

The new UK tour runs from late September and the full itinerary is as follows:

September

Sat 21 - London - Royal Festival Hall
Mon 23 - Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall
Tue 24 - Northampton, Royal & Derngate
Wed 25 - Bristol, Colston Hall
Thu 26 - Cambridge, Corn Exchange
Fri 27 - Basingstoke, The Anvil
Sat 28 - Birmingham, Symphony Hall
Sun 29 - Salford, The Lowry
Mon 30 - Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall

October

Tue 1 - Edinburgh, Usher Hall
Wed 2 - Gateshead, The Sage

More info at allgigs.co.uk and joydivisionreworked.com

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