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Assembly Roxy

2 Roxburgh Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9SU United Kingdom

May 2022

A Lover’s Discourse

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place
Edinburgh, EH8 9SU United Kingdom
£5 – £20

In love, as in music, we find ourselves in a multitude of hazy, transcendental states, neither here nor there. ‘We are enchanted, bewitched: we are in the realm of sleep, without sleeping; we are within the voluptuous infantilism of sleepiness: this is the moment for telling stories.’ So says Roland Barthes in his sweeping and ecstatic examination of human love, A Lover’s Discourse. Join us for a unique and transformative experience, as we pair Barthes’ vivid recitations with madrigals by…

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