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30 July 2013, 18:32
A concert that takes the audience from a theatre to a church in the interval is by no means traditional - but for the Bristol Proms it's just another experiment in classical music staging, and Voces8 are the perfect ensemble to do it.
Barney Smith from the a cappella group told Jane Jones exactly how a theatrical first half complete with VJ accompaniment in the Old Vic theatre itself will then turn into a meditative experience as the action shifts to St Mary Redcliffe Church, just a short walk from the theatre.
"It's not something we've done before but I think it really adds to the intrigue and the excitement of the event."