Concert Calendar

April 2017

Bach - St John Passion

Saturday 01 April 2017 7:30 PM

St John's, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

Bach – St John Passion (sung in English)

Crouch End Festival Chorus
Bach Camerata
David Temple – conductor
Robert Murray – Evangelist
Andrew Ashwin – Christ
Grace Davidson
 – soprano
Robin Blaze – counter-tenor
Nicholas Mulroy – tenor
Ben Davies – bass

Book now: St John's Smith Square online booking

The essence of J.S. Bach’s St John Passion – with its extraordinary beauty, profundity and visceral energy – is the communication of a human story. This is at the heart of CEFC’s interpretation of the work. Using Neil Jenkins’s sensitive translation into English, the true horror and pathos of the story of the Passion is communicated directly from the mouths of the singers to the ears and hearts of the listening audience.

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July 2017

Roland Perrin - Lansky: The Mob's Money Man

Saturday 01 July 2017 7:30 PM

Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

Gesualdo – Tribulationem et dolorem
Gesualdo – In monte Oliveti
Roland Perrin – JS Bach arrangements for jazz trio
Roland Perrin – Lansky: The Mob's Money Man

Crouch End Festival Chorus
David Temple – conductor
Roland Perrin and The Blue Planet Orchestra
Rachel Sutton – jazz singer
Allan Corduner – narrator

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Jazz composer and pianist Roland Perrin creates a vivid portrait of notorious New York mobster Meyer Lansky, dubbed "The Mob’s Accountant". Perrin combines American and Latino jazz styles with Jewish Klezmer motifs, all of which conjure up the sounds of New York at the height of the jazz age and the steamy decadence of Havana in the 1950s.

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