Chris Watson concert - Lancaster Institute for the Contemporart Arts

Date:9 November 2011
Time:7.00 pm

‪From 54 degrees North on the shores of Morecambe Bay to 78 degrees South beneath the surface of the frozen sea off the coast of Ross Island, Antarctica. Chris Watson is one of the world's leading recorders of wildlife and natural phenomena. He traces a sonic connection through the rhythm and music recorded in the largest and most sound rich habitat on our planet.

‪Chris Watson records for and makes programmes for BBC Radio 4 for the Natural History Unit, based in Bristol, England.

‪He has also recorded for BBC TV, and was one of the main sound recordists used by David Attenborough for his award-winning series of programmes which included The Life of Birds, The Blue Planet, Life In The Undergrowth, The Life of Mammals and Life in Cold Blood. 

‪Chris Watson has recently contributed sound recordings to the new BBC TV series by David Attenborough, The Frozen Planet.

‪Chris won a BAFTA for Best Factual Recording for The Life of Birds in 1998.

More information about Chris Watson's work can be seen/heard here.

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Who can attend:Anyone

Further Information

Organising departments and research centres:Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
  • Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA)
  • The LICA Building, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YW, UK