Gemma Classical Music Trust


Melting, Shifting, Liquid World at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich


A new, immersive, site-specific piece written by Hollie Harding for Trinity Laban String Ensemble and electric viola soloist Nic Pendlebury.


Show times: 17:30, 19:30 and 21:30
Arrival time 20 minutes before show start. No late admissions.
Performances will last approx 30 mins.

The piece explores themes of climate change and ocean pollution drawing on a poem by Maura Dooley, field recordings of the Arctic ocean and sonic interpretations of climate change data sourced from Copernicus, EU Earth observation programme. The pre-recorded elements are delivered to the audience over Aftershokz bone-conduction, open-ear headphones, creating a multi-layered sonic environment with the live strings, that the audience can move around within.

The piece will also feature visual design that draws on themes of climate change and ocean plastic pollution. The world premiere performances take place on the iconic Great Map, after hours at the National Maritime Museum.

FREE but ticketed. Limited tickets, early booking advised - tickets released, Jan 2019.

Hollie Harding is supported by PRS Foundation's Women Make Music. This project is supported using public funding by the Arts Council England, and with funding from the Hinrichsen Foundation and Gemma Classical Music Trust. The production sponsored by Aftershokz Headphone Company, National Maritime Museum and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.


Start Time:

17.30h, 19.30h and 21.00h

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