Concert: Anthony Burgess’s musical setting of The Wasteland
- Fri 28 Feb 2014
- 8:00 pm
Manchester’s pre-eminent new music ensemble Psappha in collaboration with The International Anthony Burgess Foundation presents a new multimedia production of Anthony Burgess’s musical setting of T.S. Eliot’s masterpiece, incorporating rarely seen pieces from the Burgess Archive. A terrifying, moving, thrilling vision of modernity, The Waste Land is one of the most important and influential poems of the twentieth century, and Burgess’s extraordinary musical version illuminates and intensifies T.S. Eliot’s seminal text. Tickets available at Skiddle.