Posts made in July, 2018

KRIS DREVER & BOO HEWERDINE – 9th October, 7.30pm

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KRIS DREVER & BOO HEWERDINE – 9th October, 7.30pm

Two of the U.K’s finest and most prolific songwriters Kris Drever (BBC Folk Singer of The Year, Lau) and Boo Hewerdine (The Bible / Eddi Reader) tour together for the first time in over three years. 2018 finds both artists on top form, Kris having released his If Wishes Were Horses album and won BBC Folk Awards Best Singer award, Boo releasing his critically acclaimed Swimming In Mercury album and Seven song ” Letter To My Younger Self” EP, music which is widely considered to be the best work of each artist yet. “Kris Drever is a serious talent” MOJO “What...

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LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR: Tudor Anthems By Candlelight. Saturday 6 October, 7.30pm

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LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR: Tudor Anthems By Candlelight. Saturday 6 October, 7.30pm

Featuring sacred and secular music written for the Tudor Court. Including music from Tallis, Tarrant, Mudd and highlights from Byrd’s Mass for four voices. ADMISSION FREE. Founded by Benjamin Thiele-Long in 2016, Lumen is a small London based amateur chamber choir, built by those with an absolute passion for choral music and focused on delivering stunning modern and ancient choral polyphony. Rehearsing at St John on Bethnal Green, the choir performs a range of sacred and secular choral music at both services and concerts throughout the year and has received praise for its technically...

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HAIKU SALUT – Friday 5th October, 8pm

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HAIKU SALUT – Friday 5th October, 8pm

Back again at St John on Bethnal Green !! For their first two critically acclaimed albums, Derbyshire trio Haiku Salut concerned themselves with interweaving musical genres – finding new ways to combine folk and electronica, post rock and neo-classical, and creating music that was greeted with a host of suitably wide-eyed adjectives: spellbinding, magical, beautiful… In the midst of all this, Gemma, Louise and Sophie created their wondrous Lamp Show, in which a stageful of vintage lamps flash, flicker and fade in time to the music. And it got them thinking – if they could invent a...

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