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Diamanda Galás returns to London Barbican

At her 19 June concert Galás will be performing works from her two new albums

As reported back in January, Diamanda Galás releases two new albums this month: the studio set All The Way, and Concert At Saint Thomas The Apostle Harlem, documenting her New York performance in May 2016.

To mark their arrival, Galás will be performing material from them at London's Barbican centre in June. Featuring works sung in Italian, German, French, Greek and Spanish, the concert promises performances of death poems by Cesare Pavese and Ferdinand Freiligrath, alongside Galás’s interpretations of music by Albert Ayler, Bobby Bradford, Jacques Brel, Lefteris Papadopoulos and Manolis Angelopoulos.

Listen to “O Death” from All The Way:

Tickets are on sale via Serious. Neil Kulkarni reviewed the two new Galás albums in The Wire 398. Subscribers can read that review via Exact Editions.