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Songs Of The Light (Launch of THE LIGHT)
Sat 4 February 2017, 19:30 – 21:30 GMT
To celebrate the launch of The Light in Romsey, Richard McLester will be performing Songs Of The Light underneath the globe in the Abbey.
Joining him will be a large choir made up of local pupils from The Romsey School, Romsey Abbey and community singers from Poole, conducted by Sam Hanson.
During the performance, there will be various projections onto the globe as a spectacular lightshow.
Tickets are £10 in advance, £12 on the door. If you are a relative of a someone taking part, please ask them as concessions are available!
For more information, please visit http://www.richardmclester.com
To see the full video from Poole, 2015
WHAT IS "THE LIGHT"?
"The Light" is an Art Installation designed by local musician and artist Richard McLester.
"The Light" Art Installation is a huge, pulsating, illuminated globe. It will hang from in Romsey Abbey for 4 weeks and will be used to highlight issues surrounding Mental Health.
~~~ THE STORY ~~~
In 2015, artist Richard McLester and a small team designed The Light. The art installation, which is a 4 metre diameter globe of light hung in Poole Dolphin Shopping Centre over the Christmas period.
On 26th November 2015, the installation was launched with a concert performance of Songs Of The Light – led by Richard McLester performing with a community choir conducted by Sam Hanson, that was put together especially for the event.
The project also included interviewing various different members of the local community in Poole. During the live performance, clips of the interviews were projected out onto the globe.
To see all Richard's previous work, visit http://www.richardmclester.com/
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