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Klezmer-ish: 3 November
Klezmer-ish is what happens when four classically trained musicians from the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra let down their hair, explore a wide range of music from travelling people across the world and fuse it all together with their own unique sound. Join us on our musical journey! See a fantastic video here…
Klezmer, Tangos, Gypsy Jazz, Irish Fiddle Music…..
Tom Verity (clarinet, bass clarinet, Irish whistle):
Tom is assistant principal clarinet of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and a member of the Sterling Trio. In his free time he loves playing jazz piano.
“The fusion of our rigorous background as classical musicians with our passion for exploring exciting new musical territories is what makes us special”
Rob Shepley (all sorts of guitars, violin)
Rob is the Sub Principal Viola of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and teaches at the LIPA. Late at night he gets his Violin and guitar out and plays in bands like the Gipsy Jazz Band “Swingology” or the old school rock band “Non Commitments”
“Klesmer-ish is a new chamber music direction for us in the RLPO. We are excited to explore klezmer, tango, jazz and folk…. In fact ‘World music’. “
Concettina Del Vecchio (piano accordion)
Connie is a member of the first violins of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra but she started her musical career on the piano accordion aged 3. She teaches at Chetams school of music.
“As members of a symphony orchestra we work in an incredibly hierarchical structure…No such thing with Klezmer-ish. No boss! All equals. No rules or regulations. It is all led by the music, and by the mutual respect we have for each others’ talent.”
Marcel Becker (double bass)
Marcel is the leader of the double bass section of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. He used to play in the Bossa Nova quartet “Sarrava!”, was the founder of the salon orchestra “Jac Grit” and loves dancing Salsa. He recently performed the UK premier of Tan Dun’s double bass concerto “The Wolf” with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
3 November 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Tickets £12 / £10
Film Friday: Churchill, 27 October
Tensions mount for beleaguered British Prime Minister Winston Churchill as D-Day nears in June 1944. Fearful of repeating past mistakes, Churchill is reluctant to embark on the large-scale campaign that the entire war effort hinges upon. Clashing with his political opponents, the troubled leader receives unwavering support from his devoted wife, Clementine. With strength and shrewdness, she tries to prevent his physical, mental and spiritual collapse while inspiring him to achieve greatness. Starring Brian Cox and Miranda Richardson.
27 October, 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Tickets £5 on the door.
Mawkin: 17 November
Channelling Bellowhead and Fairport
In 2015 Mawkin delivered their self-produced and critically acclaimed album ‘The Ties That Bind’. Their ‘unapologetically energetic’ approach and DIY ethic surprised critics, fans and welcomed new audience members describing them as a ‘modern day Fairport’. With a host of rebel rousing folk songs and instrumentals the band modernise traditional folk material with their own touch and have since excited audiences with their artillery of loud, boisterous, foot stomping live sets. Critics of the album suggested that Mawkin might fill the ‘Bellowhead shaped hole’ so it seemed only natural to support them on their farewell tour of 2016 among a flurry of key festivals and UK tour dates.
The band members have a wealth of other musical experience between them with brothers David and James’s involvement with Eliza Carthy and Norma Waterson, Jim Moray, Topette!, and the two providing stand-in support for members of Bellowhead. Nick Cooke is Kate Rusby and False Lights’ melodeon player, is a professional mastering engineer and has worked with some of the most iconic producers in our lifetime. Lee Richardson, who’s former background was in dance music, is an award winning producer of TV, advertising and trailer music.
‘A Gutsy re-working of Traditional Songs’ – The Guardian
‘Unconditionally Mighty’ – MOJO
‘Invigorating, Highly Inventive’ – Q Magazine
‘Unapologetically Energetic’ – Songlines Magazine
‘A wholly edgier version of folk’ – Cambridge News
‘The Pogue-ish sound that resides in young men’s heads’ – The Independent
17 November, 7.30pm (Doors 7pm)
Film Friday: The Journey, 1 December
In 2006, Northern Ireland’s Troubles had dragged on for decades. Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness, are decades-long implacable enemies. However with talks about to start, Paisley has his wedding anniversary that he is determined to attend at home, and McGuinness decides he must accompany his enemy to prevent him from being persuaded to abandon this chance for peace. With the Prime Minister and his MI-5 staff nervously watching from secret cameras, the two foes undertake a journey together in which they bridge the seemingly unbridgeable and change the course of history. Starring Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney & John Hurt.
1 December, 7.30pm.
Tickets £5 on the door.
Sheffield Folk Corale: 9 December
Village Aid Christmas Bazaar: 18 December
This year, Village Aid, the Peak District’s international development charity, are hosting a Christmas Bazaar in Bakewell Town Hall. We invite you to join us on the day! There will be stalls from a variety of local artisans and makers, showcasing the finest in local talent. Come along pick up some last minute christmas gifts- some of the best hand-made, locally sourced products Bakewell has to offer. All proceeds from this event go directly to supporting Village Aid’s projects in West Africa.
Monday 18th December 2017. 10-4pm
FREE ENTRY TO THE PUBLIC
There are a limited number of stalls for traders still available. To learn more, please contact Chrissy on 01629 814 434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheffield Printmakers Exhibition
Original Print Exhibition
The Court Room Gallery houses an ever-changing exhibition of original prints by the Sheffield Printmakers, and features the work of several local artists. Working with a diverse range of techniques- from collagraph,dry point, lithograph, monoprint, linocut and digital, the exhibition presents a diverse introduction to the print-makers’ art at its finest. Works are available for sale- please contact the office. We also sell a range of quality greetings cards by our featured artists.
The exhibition is free.
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