Ghost Sonata

Blend­ing move­ment, Arc­tic songs, north­ern light, visu­al design and a stun­ning sound­scape of polar field recordings.

Opening Times
20:00 – 21:00
Pay what you can: £8, £10, £12
What does it mean to lose such a massive landscape of ice at the top of the Earth? Blending movement, Arctic songs, northern light, visual design and a stunning soundscape of polar field recordings, Ghost Sonata is a fascinating, poignant new music-led visual performance made between Nordic, UK and European artists.

Mechanimal is an award-winning company that creates devised theatre. It’s led by Tom Bailey. Each project involves collaboration with a range of different artists and researchers. The company makes touring live performance that explores life on a changing planet. Based in Bristol, Mechanimal currently tours performances both nationally and internationally.

Herald Angel award winner, Edinburgh Fringe 2018 for Zugunruhe
Summerhall Lustrum Award winner, Edinburgh Fringe 2019 for Vigil
Summerhall Lustrum Award winner, Edinburgh Fringe 2022 for Megalith

'Beautiful, contemplative... a remarkable and urgent show' - The Guardian on Vigil

'Extraordinary… moving and enlightening' – The New Scientist on Zugunruhe

// Performer – Emma Bonnici // Director – Tom Bailey // Sound Composition – Aslaug Magnusdottir // Musical Director – Nini Julia Bang // Costume Design – Giulia Pecorari // Dramaturg – Sinead Rushe // Associate Director – Kamila Klamut-Pawlik //

Supported by Nordic Culture Point, Nordic Culture Fund, Arts Council England.

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