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DAYLIGHT MUSIC, Noon, Saturday 7 May

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DAYLIGHT MUSIC, Noon, Saturday 7 May

Ted Barnes, Julia Biel + Me for Queen7 May 2022 at St John on Bethnal Green, midday to 2pm | advance tickets Postcards from the Past: What is a song if not a carefully constructed time capsule made of words, music, sounds, sensations, harmonies and history? This afternoon we enter the lives and experiences of three very different songwriters from different backgrounds. We will get to know them as they share these snapshots in song of their lives and of the musical moments they polished and perfected and now perform for us. Ted Barnes is a songwriter, composer and...

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JOZEF VAN WISSAM, 10 May, 7.30pm

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JOZEF VAN WISSAM, 10 May, 7.30pm

Jozef van Wissem is a Dutch minimalist composer and lute player based in Brooklyn. In 2013 van Wissem won the Cannes Soundtrack Award for the score of Only Lovers Left Alive at the Cannes Film Festival. Josef is renowned for his unusual approach to the Renaissance lute. Once the most popular of portable instruments, now a couple hundred years on, Van Wissem brings it back to life complimenting its past with a late Renaissance influence while merging his own distinct contemporary folk stamp on it. Tickets...

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Saturday 28 March – Piano Day 2020: Elliot Galvin, Yshani Perinpanayagam & Kerry Yong, 7pm

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Saturday 28 March – Piano Day 2020: Elliot Galvin, Yshani Perinpanayagam & Kerry Yong, 7pm

Arctic Circle presents an evening of metamorphosis and transmutation as bird song is set free, insects dodge the hitting of a hammer and the shimmering colours of the piano keys combine in strange and addictive configurations.During this evening sit back, close you eyes and listen to a minimalistic masterpiece from Philip Glass (Metamorphosis), extracts from Messiaen’s Catalogue d’oiseaux (‘catalogue of birds’) and the sonic landscapes of jazz pianist and composer Elliot Galvin.On the 88th Day of the year we’d like you to join us to celebrate Piano Day, an evening of...

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Eos Ensemble and Rosie Middleton, Friday 20 March, 7.30pm

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Eos Ensemble and Rosie Middleton, Friday 20 March, 7.30pm

Join the eos ensemble for an evening of music making showcasing their usual eclectic programming. Teaming up with the recent runner up in the annual Nonclassical Battle of the Bands, mezzo Rosie Middleton, the evening charts a doleful course through especially arranged songs by John Dowland and Radiohead, as well as several works by composers from eastern Europe including Arvo Pärt and Aleksanrda Vrebalov. Formed at the beginning of 2017 by Paul Evernden and Angela Najaryan and performing initially as a trio with the pianist Jelena Makarova, Eos now exists as an ensemble made up of...

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JIM MORAY, with Tom Moore, Thursday 12 March, 7pm

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JIM MORAY, with Tom Moore, Thursday 12 March, 7pm

Jim Moray is amongst England’s best-loved folk musicians, taking traditional songs far beyond the borders of the folk scene. He is the winner of five BBC Folk Awards, and his albums can truly be said to have changed the way traditional music is presented. His seventh solo album, The Outlander, released in October 2019, showcases a rawer, more intimate sound, recorded with Tom Moore on violin and viola. Tickets: £14. Jim’s website and tickets here.

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THE BRAID ENSEMBLE, 31 January, 7.30pm

Posted by on Jan 9, 2020 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on THE BRAID ENSEMBLE, 31 January, 7.30pm

THE BRAID ENSEMBLE, 31 January, 7.30pm

The Braid Ensemble is a London-based quartet founded by David Braid, which focuses entirely on his work. The players, Elliott Devivo (clarinet); Gerard Cousins (guitar); David Braid (electric guitar/mandolin); Rossitza Stoycheva (piano), are each world class virtuosi who bring their own unique musical angle to this remarkable group.Described by Steve Reich as “Really honest stuff” Braid’s music has a uniquely lyrical and vibrant quality that engages you entirely on first hearing.A result of strong influences ranging from Renaissance lute music...

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