Wires, Strings & Other Things

Wires, Strings & Other Things

Wires, Strings & Other Things
Music Network and The Ark present a new music show for ages 6+ conceived and created by Brian Irvine and Wouter Van Looy

Meet Ed, Andreea and James, three totally different people with one thing in common – they are crazy about music and sound.

Ed can usually be found in a corner, building unusual electronic instruments, tinkering with his own world of sound. Andreea plays the viola beautifully and reads complicated sheets of music as if they were fairy tales. And James? Well, James wanders a labyrinth of sound like an explorer, connecting and disrupting with his bass clarinet as he goes.

Anything can happen as they find each other and start to invent music together. What stories will they share when, with your help, they explore the magic and mystery of how to compose, perform and improvise?

Wires, Strings & Other Things is a music performance that encourages you to always be curious. To listen, respond to and communicate through the sounds, music and stories that are all around you – wherever you are and whoever you are with.



Andreea Banciu viola
James Allsopp
bass clarinet
Ed Devane
electronic instruments


Commissioned and produced by
The Ark and Music Network

Brian Irvine Composer
Wouter Van Looy

Alyson Cummins Stage & Costume Design
Erato Tzavara
Video Design
Sarah Jane Shiels
Lighting Design

Supported by Onassis Stegi