Antony and the Johnsons
have announced plans for a European tour in support of their new album, The Crying Light. The cabaret-inspired act known for its emotional performances will perform with city symphonies from Manchester to Oslo, bringing its music to classical opera houses and theaters across Europe.
Antony Hegarty has collaborated with Nico Muhly, a contemporary classical composer who has previously worked with artists like Bjork and Philip Glass, to develop arrangements for the orchestras to play alongside the band. The orchestra's conductor will be Rob Moose, whose range of discography includes Sufjan Stevens, Jay-Z and The Walkmen.