2018 | Cello, Voice, Piano

c.20 minutes


Instrumentation: Voice, Piano, Cello / Vocalist, Pianist, Cellist
Premiere: Silk Street Music Hall, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, May 2018

Hellyys (Fin: Tenderness) is a 20-minute devised work by Queer performance trio Savage Parade (Adam Hall [USA], Inkeri Kallio [FI], Henry McPherson [UK]). The work was concieved as a segment in Robert Reid Allen's (Scot.) Anthem's for Queer Youth - a large-scale work for Piano, Soprano, and Video. 

Hellyys is a devised work using text generated by the performers during the rehearsal process. The piece is semi-improvised from a scratch-score, and features movement and minor staging.

Please note, the video below features themes explicit themes, unsuitable for those under the age of 18.


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