Music

The Blackheart Orchestra

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.

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.

Approx. Stage Times:
Doors: 19:30
The Blackheart Orchestra: 20:00 - 20:50 | break | 21:10 - 22:00

“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

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Copper Auditorium
Good availability
Thursday, 9 June 2022
19:30

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  • BLAC1021SQC
  • Doors 19:30
  • Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax
  • Age Guidance: 14+