Music

MUSIC FOR CUBA – Benefit Concert: Saturday 9 March, 6pm

Posted by on Feb 4, 2019 in Arts and Events, Music | 0 comments

MUSIC FOR CUBA – Benefit Concert: Saturday 9 March, 6pm

This is a benefit concert to raise money for a project to buy musical instruments and spare parts for the Conservatorio Guillermo Tomás music school in Havana. The donation will be taken to Cuba in April by a solidarity brigade organised by the campaign Rock around the Blockade. This project follows up on a previous fundraising campaign to send a piano to Cuba initiated by Cuban pianist Eralys Fernandez. Eralys Fernandez – piano Solo piano pieces by E. Lecuona, G. Gershwin, C. Debussy Sonata for Piano and Cello No. 2 in G minor Op. 5 by L. van Beethoven Catherine Lee – cello, Cettina...

Read More

LAURA GIBSON: Tuesday 5 March, 7.30pm

Posted by on Feb 4, 2019 in Arts and Events, Music | 0 comments

LAURA GIBSON: Tuesday 5 March, 7.30pm

Laura Gibson is an internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, born and raised in the small Oregon logging town of Coquille. Her last album, Empire Builder, was praised by Pitchfork as “a cathartic tale of loss and redemption”, and was called “a triumph” by Uncut Magazine. Both literary and raw, with a love of traditional folk music and a bent toward experimentation, she has toured four continents, and had the distinct honor of performing the very first NPR Tiny Desk Concert. She recently completed an MFA in fiction writing from Hunter College, and her...

Read More

HEXVESSEL – Friday 22 February, 7pm

Posted by on Jan 29, 2019 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on HEXVESSEL – Friday 22 February, 7pm

HEXVESSEL – Friday 22 February, 7pm

Hexvessel is the sound of nature; the sound of Prog fusing with Folk in a unique and mesmerizing dance through the primeval European forests. On February 15th 2019 their new album “All Tree” is released through Century Media and Prophecy (US), and this will be celebrated with concerts through Europe. The album is already creating a buzz among those who have heard it, so be sure to come out and witness Hexvessel’s live music ritual on stage. Tickets: £15 advance Hexvessel...

Read More

GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – SOUNDING BETHNAL GREEN, 1 & 15 Feb, 1 & 15 March, 5 April – 6.45-9pm

Posted by on Jan 16, 2019 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off on GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – SOUNDING BETHNAL GREEN, 1 & 15 Feb, 1 & 15 March, 5 April – 6.45-9pm

GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – SOUNDING BETHNAL GREEN, 1 & 15 Feb, 1 & 15 March, 5 April – 6.45-9pm

The Grand Union Orchestra is the acknowledged pioneer and leading exponent of cross-cultural music-making in the UK. Once memorably described as ‘making cultural diversity an art-form’ – and more recently commended for its ‘practical idealism’! – it continues to blaze a trail unrivalled by any other organisation. Sounding Bethnal Green is a development of Trading Roots, re-imagined for a series of events on the first and third Friday of each month at St John’s, to bring to the attention of local residents the extraordinary variety of people and...

Read More

O’HOOLEY & TIDOW: WINTERFOLK – Saturday 15 December, 7.30pm

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on O’HOOLEY & TIDOW: WINTERFOLK – Saturday 15 December, 7.30pm

O’HOOLEY & TIDOW: WINTERFOLK – Saturday 15 December, 7.30pm

Join ‘one of British Folk’s mightiest combinations’ (MOJO), O’Hooley & Tidow, for an evening of beautifully performed original, contemporary, and traditional winter songs from their latest album ‘WinterFolk Vol 1’, produced with BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Ben Walker. Nominated this year for the fourth time in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and described by the Guardian as ‘exceptional songwriters’, Belinda and Heidi’s powerful, deeply moving, and soulful performances are infused with an honesty and empathy that will disarm the hardest of hearts. BBC...

Read More

LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR: A FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS, Wednesday 12 December, 7pm

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR: A FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS, Wednesday 12 December, 7pm

LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR: A FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS, Wednesday 12 December, 7pm

Lumen choir are going festive this holiday season with a celebration of choral music, featuring Christmas classics and festive favourites. But we also have a little something extra! We’ll be joined by members of the Tower Theatre Company who will be accompanying us with some of your favourite readings, poems and tales for the Christmas season… and there will even be a chance to join in with a Christmas carol or two! Music to include; In The Bleak Midwinter, Ding Dong Merrily On High, Bethlehem Down, Gaudete and much more! Miss it, and yule be sorry! Admission is free and there will be...

Read More