Beth Gibbons Returns with Symphony Orchestra Film
The Portishead singer unites with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra for a new album and movie.
Beth Gibbons is back, and this time she’s brought a movie with her.
The legendary Portishead singer is set to return to the world of music with new release Henryk Górecki: Symphony No. 3 (Symphony of Sorrowful Songs). The album is a collaboration with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, as conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki. It’s set for release on March 29. Watch a behind the scenes video below.
The music was recorded live on November 29, 2014, at The National Opera Grand Theatre in Warsaw. The performance was also filmed, with Gibbons revealing an international run of screenings for the resulting movie.
The only US screening is currently slated for April 1 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM Rose Cinemas). There will be a 7:15 p.m. screening and a 9:00 p.m. screening. Tickets are available here. Watch a trailer for the movie below.