Half concert, half story telling event, Little Volcano is a new work of autobiography, exploring Vancouver musician and composer Veda Hille’s history through personal stories, the music of JS Bach and a collection of her own songs.
Little Volcano is created in collaboration with Hille and T/R’s artistic directors, Maiko Yamamoto and James Long. A long time Artistic Associate of the company (East Van Panto, Yu-Fo, Sexual Practices of the Japanese, Empty Orchestra among others), Hille, Long and Yamamoto have been making work together for close to 2 decades.
Music by Veda Hille and J.S. Bach Script by Veda Hille, James Long, and Maiko Yamamoto
Directed by Maiko Yamamoto and James Long
Field recordings by Kathy Hinde
Studio recordings by Veda Hille with David Carswell and John Collins
Lighting design by Sophie Tang
Drop by Elia Kirby Productions/GNW Scene Shop
Papier-mâché volcano by Heidi Wilkinson with Adrian Muir