thursday 27 apr
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Some Voices Presents Studio 54
Bringing a truly unique immersive experience to London, contemporary choir Some Voices Presents Studio 54 at Printworks on Thursday 27th April 2017.
500 voices will unite to perform disco, soul and funk across multiple levels, as Printworks’ colossal Press Halls are transformed into a disco hotbed complete with roller-skating, hula-hooping and glittering mirror balls, creating a fully immersive experience to honour 40 years since iconic NYC music institution Studio 54 first opened it’s doors.
Musically directed by Laura Howe and Curtis Stansfield, Some Voices choir started out with just six members in 2010. Seven years down the line more than 500 singers are now part of an energetic and uplifting ensemble hailed as ‘choir without the boring bits’. Sheet music is replaced with dance moves, choir robes with fashion frocks and church organs with keytars, as the choral movement put their distinctive twist on popular classics from the likes of Donna Summer, Earth Wind and Fire and Chic.
Legendary nightclub Studio 54 was at the beating heart of New York’s social scene from 1977 to 1991. Famed for it’s seductive revelry and glamorous clientele, the opulent discotheque played an intrinsic role in shaping the face of club culture as we know it today.
Some Voice Presents Studio 54 at Printworks will pay homage to this legacy and join-the-dots as Printworks Issue 001 transitions to to a vibrant calendar of cultural events taking shape for 2017.