Full circle is a music, light, pyrotechnics and
soundscapes show based around the life-cycle of a tree.
The focal point of the show is the large structure of a tree.
The 4 musicians of Terrafolk perform live inside 4 x 3.5 metre-high “pods”, spaced out in
front of the tree close to the audience.
play their own compositions live as the tree goes
through the seasonal transitions accompanied by all the
rich colours and sounds associated with each season.
Quick Run-through: The cycle starts in Winter and all that
can be heard is an icy, chilling soundscape as the
musicians strum and tune their instruments. Fuses are lit
and travel up to each of the 4 pods.
pods open and spring buds start to grow via Green Lance
fireworks. Terrafolk perform a Bach composition as Spring
erupts everywhere. Spring blossoms with more
multi-coloured pyrotechnics on the tree and the pods and
the music is now a Terrafolk Gypsy number followed by a
summer arrives, the fireworks and lighting become more
yellow and golden and Terrafolk perform a more lively drum and bass based
A jazz number called "Still Resist the Storm" kicks in as Summer blooms.
the atmosphere begins to become eerie and charged as a
Summer storm approaches. This storm explodes to the tune
of Terrafolk’s metal version of “You Are My
Sunshine”. Cue in the most dramatic and spectacular part
of the fireworks show.
storm comes to an end, Autumn arrives and the music is
peaceful and lulling (a piano composition). Lighting and
fireworks are more orange and red in colour.
the tree’s cycle comes full circle back to Winter. The
music returns to the Bach piece Terrafolk opened the show
with. Winter sets in, the music fades away, the pods close
and a fire-drawing of a human form burns inside the