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Southbank Sinfonia

Classical / Venus Unwrapped

A force of nature, Polish composer Grażyna Bacewicz wrote seven violin concertos, eight quartets and four symphonies. Southbank Sinfonia play some of her signature string works.

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Còig

Folk at Kings Place

With the release of the new album Rove, Nova Scotia’s powerhouse Còig has cemented its status as one of today’s most exciting new North American Celtic groups.

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Q&A: Mari Kalkun in conversation with Simon Broughton

Free / Songlines Encounters Festival

Estonian kannel zither player Mari Kalkun talks to Songlines Editor-in-Chief Simon Broughton about her instrument and sources of inspiration.

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AKA Trio

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

Coming from three different continents – Europe, Africa and South America – Antonio Forcione, Seckou Keita and Adriano Adewale create a refreshingly original international fusion.

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Double Bill: Mari Kalkun + Fran & Flora

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

Estonian kannel zither player Mari Kalkun brings us her captivating solo show. Violinist Flora Curzon and cellist Francesca Ter-Berg combine traditional Transylvanian, klezmer, Romanian, Greek and Armenian sounds.

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Film Screening: Mariza and the Story of Fado

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

This documentary profiles Portugal’s most famous fado singer, Mariza, and tells the fascinating political story of the music which began in the working-class districts of Lisbon around 200 years ago.

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Gisela João

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

The celebrated Portuguese fado singer Gisela João performs soulful songs from her second album Nua.

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London Klezmer Quartet

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

Ilana Cravitz (violin), Susi Evans (clarinet), Carol Isaacs (accordion) and Indra Buraczewska (double bass and vocals) are real experts in the Jewish klezmer tradition and totally compelling on stage.

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Film Screening – Éthiopiques: Revolt of the Soul

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

Maciek Bochniak’s documentary is one of the most compelling music films of recent years. It tells the story of Girma Bèyènè, Francis Falceto and Ethiopia’s musical golden age.

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Songlines Encounters Festival 2019 – Saturday Pass

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

See three fantastic events at Songlines Encounters Festival on Saturday 1 June for £30. Limited availability.

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Éthiopiques at Songlines Encounters – Girma Bèyènè & Akalé Wubé

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

The legendary Ethiopian singer and pianist Girma Bèyènè revisits some of his best hits joined by the young French Ethio jazz band Akalé Wubé.

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Vula Viel

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

Described as ‘Ghanaian minimalism’, with the unassuming ability to blur the lines between atmospheres – Vula Viel’s sound may nod to Steve Reichian jazz, but influences don’t stop there.

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Q&A: Debashish Bhattacharya in conversation with Simon Broughton

Free / Songlines Encounters Festival

Debashish Bhattacharya demonstrates the unique qualities of his slide guitars and explains to Songlines Editor-in-Chief Simon Broughton why he needed to create them. 

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Double Bill: Debashish Bhattacharya + Derek Gripper

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

Guitar masters Debashish Bhattacharya and Derek Gripper perform some of their solo repertoire before celebrating the UK premiere of their spectacular collaboration.

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Songlines Encounters Festival 2019 – Sunday Pass

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

See two fantastic events at Songlines Encounters Festival on Sunday 2 June for £28. Limited availability.

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Anandi Bhattacharya

World / Songlines Encounters Festival

Anandi Bhattacharya's debut album Joys Abound has impressed everyone who has heard it with its accomplishment and inventiveness. The singer performs solo and with her father and uncle.

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Lau

Folk / Songlines Encounters Festival

The brilliant trio of Kris Drever (guitar and vocals), Martin Green (accordion) and Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle) are regarded as the epicentre of the new folk boom.

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Matthew Barley – The Girl from Ipanema

Classical / ‘Under 14s’ / ‘Under 30s’ Tickets

Matthew Barley and ensemble chart a roller-coaster journey through diverse and sumptuous musical landscapes. Could this be the first time The Girl From Ipanema strolls by Barber’s ecstatic Adagio for Strings?

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Risky Business 2019

Learning at Kings Place

Learn how to manage risk, harness innovation and improve team work at the Risky Business London Conference. 

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Karen McCarthy Woolf: Poetica Electronica

Words / Poetry & Lyrics

For one night only, this celebrated poet and electronic music fanatic invites you behind-the-scenes and into the world behind her boundary-pushing poetry and music collaborations.

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The Importance of Music to Girls with Lavinia Greenlaw

Words / Poetry & Lyrics

From the tracks that define a moment to the sounds that shape an identity, award-winning poet and novelist Lavinia Greenlaw hits replay on her celebrated memoir, The Importance of Music to Girls.

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Keisha Thompson: Moonwhile

Free / Poetry & Lyrics

Ricocheting between themes of love, masculinity, forgiveness and cultural displacement, poet Keisha Thompson with cellist Bonnie Schwarz presents a vividly imagined Afrofuturistic performance that ripples with looped sound and sweeping waves of Neo-Soul.

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A Daughter’s Geography

Jazz / Poetry & Lyrics

A rare celebration of poetry's Black foremothers set to genre-bending Jazz from members of Jazz FM Award winners Steam Down.

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Stay in the Room Podcast

Free / Venus Unwrapped

Bloody Good Period, the charitable organisation supplying asylum seekers and refugees with menstrual products is inviting men to Stay In The Room and talk about periods.

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