Intoxicating. Captivating. Extraordinary. These are just some of the words used to describe the BAFTA-nominated score composed by Mica Levi that underpinned Jonathan Glazer’s 2014 sci-fi epic, Under the Skin.
Likened to the language of aliens, the soundtrack blends together a heady cocktail of digitally-processed and raw sound so unique, it garnered a level of critical acclaim that immediately catapulted the singer-songwriter to international fame.
Collaborating with the London Sinfonietta on a live performance set against the original screenplay, Levi will personally conduct the acclaimed orchestra in a highly immersive show designed to transport the imagination to other worlds.
Jonathan Glazer's 2014 film Under the Skin impressed the critics with its uncomfortable portrayal of an otherworldly predator, for which Mica Levi's beautiful, elemental and skewed music provided the intoxicating soundtrack. Previously known as a DJ and singer-songwriter in her band Micachu and the Shapes, with whom the London Sinfonietta have collaborated, Levi was catapulted to international fame and earned herself a BAFTA nomination for the film score. With strains of Ligeti and Cage running through its hazy mix of digitally-processed and live sound, Levi's microtonal world is captivating in performance - veering between sensuality and disquiet to compelling effect.