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Fri 1 - Sun 3 May

Podcast available for download across the festival   |  Age 16+

Music For Lectures / Get lost - GIFT

Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion, with Wendy Houstoun

Music For Lectures:Get lost, no credit_s
UK Online Premiere / GIFT 2020 Commission
Available during the festival

Wendy Houstoun fronts a rock band to deliver a short talk on lostness, at once funny and deeply moving. You are invited to listen while walking or running in a moment of escape from the house, colliding your travels with a virtual journey that goes nowhere. Perfect for these times.


Music For Lectures/Get lost - GIFT is written and spoken by Wendy Houstoun with music by Jonathan Burrows, Francesca Fargion and Matteo Fargion. It is the third of an ongoing series conceived by Burrows and Fargion, which invites someone to give a talk and accompanies them with a band.

Podcast mixed and mastered by Giacomo Fargion.

Image: Burrows & Fargion

Ticket information and accessing events online

Due to Covid-19, this year's GIFT festival has been re-imagined online providing a digital space for us to come together and experience work and participate in virtual discussion events and workshop activities.

Tickets are limited and Pay What You Decide. You can make a donation to support this year’s festival here

Artist biographies

Jonathan Burrows, Matteo Fargion and Wendy Houstoun

Wendy Houstoun is a leading performer and choreographer, known for her extraordinary solo work as well as collaborations, amongst others, with DV8 Physical Theatre and Forced Entertainment Theatre Company.


Burrows&Fargion have worked together for thirty years on a body of work which sits somewhere between music, dance, performance art and stand up. Francesca Fargion is a pianist, singer and composer and a regular partner in the work of Burrows&Fargion.

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