Music

Bitten by a Monkey and Terry Day, 10 April, 7.30pm

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Bitten by a Monkey and Terry Day, 10 April, 7.30pm

St John Bethnal Green and fabled London-based improvised music group Bitten by a Monkey (Dylan Bates, violin; Roland Bates, piano; Steve Myers, recorders) present the third in a series of acoustic concerts, to be held on the second Thursday of each month. Each of these concerts is programmed to highlight a guest soloist, improvising in the unique space offered by the church. To open the series, the group is very pleased to share the bill with exceptional multi-instrumentalist Terry Day. Terry Day has been a mainstay of the new and improvised music scenes since the early 1960s when he began...

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Nosferatu with live score by Minima, 24 May, 9pm

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Arts and Events, Film, Music | Comments Off

Nosferatu with live score by Minima, 24 May, 9pm

A night of live music and film at St John’s! Minima will be performing their unique soundtrack to F.W. Murnau’s 1922 ‘Nosferatu’. Based on the Dracula story, this is a true spine-tingler which has stood the test of time – with Max Schreck’s portrayal of Count Orlok being one of cinema’s great iconic images. Darkly humorous and tender too – this 1922 classic is a story of yearning and the search for fulfilment. Minima’s music is an audacious 21st-Century interpretation of silent and avant-garde film. The ensemble of drums, bass, guitar and cello...

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Guitar Concert by Students from the Yehudi Menuhin School, 14 March, 7.30pm

Posted by on Mar 9, 2014 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off

Guitar Concert by Students from the Yehudi Menuhin School, 14 March, 7.30pm

St John on Bethnal Green are proud to host a concert by four of the Yehudi Menuhin School guitar students. These young virtuoso performers will be performing a programme of music by Bach and Latin American composers, including Piazzolla and Villa-Lobos. Tickets: £5 at the door, £3 concessions Doors 7pm St John’s cash bar will be open during the evening. Evening Programme: Download (PDF, 60KB)            

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Bitten by a Monkey and John Russell, 13 March, 7.30pm

Posted by on Mar 9, 2014 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off

Bitten by a Monkey and John Russell, 13 March, 7.30pm

St. John on Bethnal Green and fabled London-based improvised music group Bitten by a Monkey (Dylan Bates, violin; Roland Bates, piano; Steve Myers, recorders) present the second in their monthly series of acoustic concerts, this month featuring renowned guitarist John Russell. John Russell got his first guitar in 1965 while living in Kent and began to play in and around London from 1971 onwards. An early involvement with the emerging free improvisation scene (from 1972) followed, seeing him play in such places as The Little Theatre Club, Ronnie Scott’s, The Institute of Contemporary...

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St John’s and ‘Bitten by a Monkey’ present: John Russell, 13 March, 7.30pm

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off

St John’s and ‘Bitten by a Monkey’ present: John Russell, 13 March, 7.30pm

St. John on Bethnal Green and fabled London-based improvised music group Bitten by a Monkey (Dylan Bates, violin; Roland Bates, piano; Steve Myers, recorders) present the second in their monthly series of acoustic concerts, this month featuring renowned guitarist John Russell. John Russell got his first guitar in 1965 while living in Kent and began to play in and around London from 1971 onwards. An early involvement with the emerging free improvisation scene (from 1972) followed, seeing him play in such places as The Little Theatre Club, Ronnie Scott’s, The Institute of Contemporary...

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St John on Bethnal Green & Bitten by a Monkey present: Alex Ward

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off

St John on Bethnal Green & Bitten by a Monkey present: Alex Ward

St John on Bethnal Green and fabled London-based improvised music group Bitten by a Monkey (Dylan Bates, violin; Roland Bates, piano; Steve Myers, recorders) present the first in a series of acoustic concerts, to be held on the second Thursday of each month, beginning on 13th February. Each of these concerts is programmed to highlight a guest soloist, improvising in St John’s unique space. To open the series, the group is very pleased to share the bill with star clarinettist Alex Ward. Alex first came to the attention of a wide audience at the age of fourteen, when he appeared as part...

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