Concert Calendar

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

Book now: Cadogan Hall online booking

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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October 2017

Porgy and Bess

Friday 20 October 2017 7:30 PM

Barbican Hall, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

Laura Bowler – Navigating the Dog Watch 
 – Porgy and Bess (Litton concert version)

Crouch End Festival Chorus
London Orchestra da Camera
Inner Voices

David Temple – conductor
Francesca Chiejina – soprano
Abigail Kelly – soprano
Ronald Samm – tenor
Rodney Earl Clarke – bass-baritone 

Book now: Barbican online booking

Crouch End Festival Chorus presents the vibrant and dramatic Porgy and Bess alongside the world premiere of Navigating the Dog Watch by young theatrically-minded composer Laura Bowler.

Based on a recent visit to some remote Atlantic islands, Bowler’s wordless piece transforms their environment into an aural landscape using the infinite possibilities of the human voice, with a backdrop of film projections.

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