Listen: Unusual Twist on Morrissey and The Smiths Coming to Brighton
The Brighton Dome have announced their programme for spring 2017, including the music of Morrisey and The Smiths as you’ve never heard it before.
January 26 will see the Brighton debut from Mexrrissey a brass and string led band from Mexico who have reinvented the songs of Morrissey and Marr in their own unique style.
Check out their cover of classic Smiths track ‘Everyday is like Sunday’:
This is their idiosyncratic take on Morrissey solo hit ‘Suedehead’:
The Dome’s Spring season also includes an eagerly awaited performance by art-rockers Warpaint, an electrifying show from Cuba’s flagship contemporary dance troupe Danza Contemporanea de Cuba, and London Contemporary Orchestra’s live score accompanying the film There Will Be Blood.
On 4 March, Brighton Dome celebrates International Women’s Day, joining forces with Brighton Women’s Centre and Brighton Museum to present a family-friendly day of inspiring speakers, workshops and arts and crafts. Germaine Greer, writer and voice of the second-wave feminist movement discussing ecofeminism, while comedian Bridget Christie’s stand-up show takes Brexit as its subject.
Quality classical music continues with the Brighton Philharmonic 2016-17 season, featuring soloists including 2015 Gramophone Young Artist of the Year, Joseph Moog (15 Jan) and virtuoso violinist Chloë Hanslip (5 Mar). A series of Sunday morning chamber concerts continues at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, beginning with BBC New Generation Artist Sean Shibe (29 Jan).
The Dome also has plenty to entertain younger audiences. Chester Tuffnut (16-19 Feb) is the story of a tree mole told with puppets, original music and imaginative antics for ages 2-6. WOW! Said the Owl (18 Mar) for ages 2-5 is based on the children’s book by Tim Hopgood. TV Presenter Naomi Wilkinson recalls some of her most exciting wildlife experiences in her live show Naomi’s Wild and Scary (23 Apr).
You can book tickets for all of these events here.