The Blackheart Orchestra

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The Old Courts

Crawford Street

Wigan

WN1 1NA

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The Old Courts are delighted to welcome back The Blackheart Orchestra to our Theatre for what will be another special and intimate performance that's not to be missed.
Inspirational electronic folk pioneers The Blackheart Orchestra take folk to a new, unexplored dimension. Described as “A mesmerizing powerhouse” “An avant-garde musical utopia” and “One of the most extraordinary voices singing anywhere today” vocalist Chrissy Mostyn along with multi-instrumentalist Rick Pilkington combine their classical influences with vintage synths and ultra contemporary electronica to create music that takes over the senses.

As emotionally charged as it is musically accomplished, expect sublime harmonies, virtuoso guitar, piano and synthesiser playing and songwriting and arrangements that take the audience ”from heartbreaking to uplifting in a single song”. With awards including Best British Duo, Limelight Progressive Music Award Nomination and being voted in the UK’s Top 4 Best New Bands, The Blackheart Orchestra are two voices and thirteen instruments that create a unique musical experience that is truly ground-breaking.

“Ethereal” Daily Express

“A great band” BBC Radio 2

“Verges closer to an art installation than an album” Big Takeover USA

“Genuinely profound and evocative. A life-enhancing listening event” Louder Than War

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Nominated for The Limelight Award
2018 Progressive Music Awards
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Winner ‘Best British Duo’ Exposure Music Awards
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Voted #4 Best New Band of 2018
PROG Magazine Readers’ Poll
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“One of the most extraordinary female voices singing anywhere” Rock Society Magazine

“Pure five star, a perfect album, one that I will listen to for the rest of my life”
James Douglas KCW Today

“Easily one of my albums of the century” John Brodie-Good Gonzo Weekly

“Their songs are all stand-alone masterpieces” Fatea Magazine

“One of the truly great song-writing partnerships” Kensington Chelsea & Westminster Today

“Phenomenally talented – a fantastic show” Uber Rock

“Everything else almost seems boring in comparison” Rear View Mirror (Australia)

“Captivating, graceful and elegant” Maximum Volume

“The band’s fresh new sound is delicate and fragrant” PROG Magazine

“Listening to Mostyn’s voice for the first time is a breathtaking experience” After Dark

“Haunting, mysterious…impeccably technical and proficient” Steve Gould Midlands Metalheads

“These are the musicians that the creative musicians listen to” Scene & Heard

“A mesmerizing powerhouse – Mostyn’s vocals are a force to be reckoned with” Xune Magazine

“Expect the unexpected, a refreshing lack of boundaries” Louder Than War

“Liberating and unconventional - an avant-garde musical utopia with an impeccable vocal capability sending you weak at the knees” No Depression

“Beautiful, powerful and inspiring” Steve Hackett, Genesis

“Wow…just wow!” Annie Haslam, Renaissance

“A special and singular voice” Highclouds

“Smouldering and brooding, a mesmerizing performance” Louder Than War

“Cinematic yet intimate, from intense and soaring to dreamy and tranquil…exquisite”
Sonic Bandwagon

“They remind us why music lifts us up” Dalton Delan, American Public Broadcasting (USA)

“From heartbreaking to uplifting in a single song” Western Star (Australia)

“An ethereal musical landscape, an enchanting masterpiece” Purple Revolver (UK)

“Absolute brilliance” A Journal of Musical Things (Canada)


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Over 14 with Adult

Stage Times : 20:00 - 20:50 | break | 21:10 - 22:00

Theatre: Entrance 4 | Doors and Bar open at 7:30pm

Tickets: £8.00 in advance / £10.00 on the door


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Please note we have multiple venues in the same building and each has their own Style and Configuration, please make sure that you are comfortable with the Venue prior to booking tickets.

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Cinema/Theatre Style Layout – There will be enough seats to cover all tickets sold, this may be on an allocated or unallocated basis which will be listed prior to purchasing. All ticket holders will have access to a seat with clear view of the stage and there will be no dancefloor or standing permitted.

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