About this event
Like many festivals, WOMAD couldn't go ahead this year. Instead, WOMAD Festival and Real World Studios have created a brand new listening experience - WOMAD At Home. It features eight artists from a cross-section of music, recorded in such a way as to make you feel like you're there with them. The project was recorded and mixed using binaural audio technology so should be listened to on headphones.
This event brings you the highlights from three of our favourites - Onipa, Cheng Yu and Hinako Omori. Onipa were born out of a deep collaboration between long-time friends K.O.G. (Kweku of Ghana) and Tom Excell, Onipa bring energy, groove, electronics, Afrofuturism, dance and fire to their music. Hinako Omori's WOMAD at Home session blends field recordings of the natural environment — from Chew Valley and the Mendip Hills to the fields near Real World Studios — with man-made soundscapes created on a variety of synthesisers. Cheng Yu is a renowned pipa and guqin virtuoso and former soloist in China’s Central Orchestra of Chinese Music. Her performance explored the sound of nature with their acoustic instruments in relation to classic themes of Chinese art: mountains and water, flowers and birds.
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