Drifting and Tilting – The Songs of Scott Walker

Gavin Friday will perform as guest vocalist at the world premiere of ‘Drifting and Tilting – The Songs of Scott Walker’, live performances of songs from Scott Walker’s albums including Tilt and The Drift.

These special concerts, produced by Scott Walker himself, will be set and designed for the Barbican Theatre stage. They include orchestra, Scott’s band, and feature special guest vocalists performing his songs such as Damon Albarn, Dot Allison, Jarvis Cocker, the Australian baritone Grant Doyle, actor Nigel Richards (The Black Rider) and the baritone Michael Henry. Walker himself will not be performing.

Also working on the show are director Ann-Christen Rommem (Black Rider, Il Tempo di Postino), designer AJ Weissbard and conductor Philip Sheppard, and a cast including dancers Philip Herbert and Lorena Randi and puppeteers Johnny Storey and Andy Jones.

The concerts take place on November 13, 14 and 15 at 7.45pm the Barbican Theatre in London.

Tickets: £20 / 25 / 30 / 35

Subject to availability, from the Barbican website.


  1. odoanna on October 18, 2008 at 12:29 pm

    Great news ! I’m sure Gavin will do marvelously as a Scott Walker performer, just as he is in Brel !