Welcome to our November newsletter! New this month we have Vinyasa Yoga , a Gong Meditation also to rejuvenate you, and a brand-new Tuneless Choir, rehearsing the first and third Tuesday of every month (all welcome) and lots more so check out the full listings on our website.
Emilia Mårtensson is a London based Swedish vocalist and composer of considerable repute. After her three latest album releases Emilia has built a well- deserved reputation as one of the most exciting vocalists on the UK Jazz scene.
This evening is celebration of her new album release ‘Loredana’. This new project explores the adversity and the wilderness of the term mother Initially inspired through four specific questions that Emilia asked her audience about their relationship to their mothers, her boundary pushing and original music crosses borders between Scandinavian folk, jazz and art.pop.
Ret Frem Ensemble brings the cutting edge of European music to Stoke Newington. In the 1970s, a composition: ‘Spectralism’ took the computer analysis of acoustic sounds as its starting point and produced some of the most imaginative and inspiring music of the late 20th century.
Forty years on and the international influence of trailblazing composers Gerard Grisey and Tristan Murail is still very much evident.
Douglas MacGregor’s epic project Songs of Loss and Healing saw the composer and guitar player create seven original pieces of guitar music for which he sought out a separate and specific non-studio location to record each piece traveling to England, Scotland and Wales to find places of meaning. These seven pieces, which appear somewhere in the gaps between classical, folk and experimental music, highlight MacGregor’s unique style and breath-taking guitar mastery.
Album launch of Genesis, debut solo record of accordionist
Bartosz Glowacki released with DUX record label. The blend of electric guitar and accordion with chamber orchestra with
improvised melodic ornaments is a homage to Nuevo Tango style in classical form of a concerto. Album Genesis was made with generous support of The City Music Foundation.
Try me, Good King Sunday 24 November // 7.30pm // Doors at 7 pm //
£15 full price, £12.50 student
Try Me, Good King is a powerful performance where modern meets medieval, celebrating a feast of fiery female characters from Lady Macbeth to the wives of Henry VIII. Join Transposed as they journey back in time and experience an immersive evening of contemporary classical music inspired by Tudor and Shakespearean women. Includes works by Libby Larsen, Benjamin Britten, William Walton, Joseph Horowitz and more.
Cafe Spice With special guest Ben Cipolla 30 November // 8 pm // Doors at 7:30 pm //
£12 on the door, £10 in advance, £8 concessions
Hailing from England, Ireland and Scotland, Café Spice are an indie-folk trio that create heavenly and autumnal harmonies reminiscent of the Mamas & Papas. Fresh off the back of their third single, ‘Open Door’, they have recently performed at Sligo Live in Ireland. With the new addition of their drummer, Café Spice are shaping up to be the ultimate girl band of their childhood dreams.
You want want to miss this incredible event!
Come and practise yoga with music by a live string quartet in London’s only surviving Elizabethan Church! Ann Pidcock and Estilo String Quartet have collaborated to bring a unique vinyasa yoga experience to Stoke Newington.