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London Jazz Workshop & Music Festival: Workshops 2014

Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 9:30am

A spectacular setting, the team of outstanding performers and teachers and the varied schedule of activity all add up to an unforgettable experience for everyone who takes part in the GMF London Jazz Workshop & Music Festival 17–21 April 2014.

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GMF Student Ensembles, Choir, and Samba Group in Concert

Monday, 21 April 2014 - 6:00pm / Hall Two

This final concert is a performance opportunity for the students who have been attending the workshops and classes over the course of four days. The evening finishes up in true party style with an energetic and exciting performance by the Samba Group led by Francesco Petreni.

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John Abercrombie & Marc Copland: Speak to Me

Friday, 25 April 2014 - 7:30pm / Hall One

'Speak to Me' is the CD premiere of a duo that has actually been in existence for some time. The recordings with pianist Marc Copland and guitarist John Abercrombie are classic examples of the quiet, calm art of communication practiced at the highest level.

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Rachel Hair Trio

Friday, 25 April 2014 - 8:00pm / Hall Two

With the release in 2012 of the first Rachel Hair Trio album, No More Wings – following high praise for the young Ullapool-born harpist's two previous solo recordings – her partnership with singer/guitarist Jenn Butterworth has established itself as a vibrant new force on today's folk scene, opening up fresh horizons for Scotland's oldest instrument.

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Iain Ballamy: 50th Birthday Celebration

Saturday, 26 April 2014 - 8:00pm / Hall Two

Iain Ballamy celebrates his 50th birthday on BBC Radio 3 with an eagerly anticipated performance featuring his acclaimed quartet 'Anorak' and the premiere performance of a new supersized septet 'Anorak XL'.

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Music, Spoken Word

Enoch Arden: Lucy Parham & Henry Goodman

Sunday, 27 April 2014 - 11:30am / Hall One

Coffee Concerts: Word/Play devised by Lucy Parham. In this special concert, Richard Strauss's melodrama based on Tennyson's epic poem Enoch Arden for narrator and solo piano will be read by acclaimed West End actor, Henry Goodman. He is joined by pianist Lucy Parham, who is well-known for her musical collaborations with actors.

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ChamberStudio Masterclasses: David Waterman and Krysia Osostowicz

Sunday, 27 April 2014 - 2:30pm

ChamberStudio offers high-level masterclasses and support to young professional chamber groups in the fragile early years of their careers when they are no longer under the protective wing of a music college. This week's Masterclass teachers are David Waterman and Krysia Osostowicz.

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'Sonorities' in London: Nicolas Collins & Jonathan Impett

Sunday, 27 April 2014 - 4:00pm / Hall Two

Belfast's longest-running festival of contemporary music breaks with tradition in 2014 by opening at Kings Place in London, in the first in a series of initiatives which will link it with other cities.

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FREE // ARCATA la mode: Pre-concert Foyer performance

Sunday, 27 April 2014 - 5:45pm / Concert Level (-2)

Elin and Carina are both founder members of the Baroque ensemble ARCATA BAROQUE, which specializes in repertoire for soprano and bass continuo.

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Beethoven: Archduke Trio - Phoenix Piano Trio

Sunday, 27 April 2014 - 6:30pm / Hall One

JS Bach: Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in C, BWV 870, (from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier,' Book II) JS Bach: Violin Sonata in F minor, BWV 1018 (excerpt), Schumann (arr. Kirchner): 6 Studies in canonical form, Op. 56, Schumann: Fugue in F, Op. 72 No. 4, Schumann: Piano Trio No. 2 in F, Op. 80, Beethoven: Piano Trio in B flat, Op. 97 'Archduke'

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