Gavin Friday will be joining the Gavin Bryars Ensemble this summer for two more performances of the Sonnet Project in Leeds and in London. Gavin Bryars’ through-composed score, ‘Nothing Like the Sun’, weaves together eight of Shakespeare’s sonnets on the subjects of time, memory and music. The project also features five sonnet settings by guest…

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Gavin Friday will rejoin Gavin Bryars and Opera North to perform Shakespeare’s sonnets and Bryars’ original composition ‘Nothing like the sun’ in Belgium. The show is booked for December 12 and December 13 at the Handelsbeurs in Ghent. Tickets (22/19 €) are available from the Handelsbeurs website.

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Gavin will take part in the Sonnet Project curated by Gavin Bryars, jointly commissioned by Opera North Projects and the Royal Shakespeare Company. A chamber orchestra of eight musicians will share the stage with Gavin and RSC actors, to present the selected sonnets in speech and song. The second half of the performance will see…

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