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12-21 November 2021

Gifts for the Season

Get ready for a new year of live music - the perfect festive gift for you and your loved ones
Whilst Suzanne Vega and Ludovico Einaudi concerts are already sold out, there's still plenty of jazz, folk, fusion, and more incredible shows to share in 2022

TEDDY THOMPSON + ROSEANNE REID | Friday 21 January - Thursday 3 February | National Tour

New music from exceptional singer-songwriters coming to Chester, Sunderland, Glasgow, Pocklington, Leeds, Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Nottingham, London, Basingstoke, Bury St Edmunds, Richmond, Bristol, and Manchester next month

BALLAKÉ SISSOKO & VINCENT SÉGAL + Abel Selaocoe | Monday 24 January | LONDON Roundhouse

Leading kora player and in-demand cellist combine in a fusion of ancient West African troubadour songs and Baroque music for the modern day - all seated In The Round
Opening the night is cellist Abel Selaocoe with his intoxicating blend of contemporary classical and African sounds, virtuosic playing, improvisation, singing and body percussion

THE LOST WORDS: Spell Songs | Monday 31 January & Tuesday 1 February | LONDON Cadogan Hall

Some of the biggest names in British folk perform alongside writer Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris in a spell-bounding tribute to nature.
From celebrated book, to award-winning record, to the stage with music from Karine Polwart, Julie Fowlis, Seckou Keita, and more

ARTEMIS | Sunday 20 February | LONDON Cadogan Hall

Jazz titans join forces in this all-woman Blue Note supergroup featuring Renee Rosnes, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, Nicole Glover, Noriko Ueda, and Allison Miller
'A killer line-up of players, composers, and performers who hail from all over the world. They all converge on this extremely cosmopolitan, sleek, rhythm-forward, modern sound' (NPR)

MAX RICHTER | Saturday 12 March | COVENTRY Warwick Arts Centre
The only 2022 British performance of acclaimed new work Voices, and classic piece Infra, performed by Max Richter and The Max Richter Ensemble

BILL FRISELL | Sunday 13 March | LONDON Cadogan Hall
Revolutionary jazz guitarist marks the release of his biography with a solo show presenting the lifelong journey of melodies and improvisations spanning his career

CATRIN FINCH & SECKOU KEITA | Wednesday 8 June | LONDON Union Chapel

Multi award-winning collaboration of Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora maestro Seckou Keita
'An emotional demonstration of how two virtuoso musicians triumphantly bring different cultures together'
(★★★★★ Guardian)

PAT METHENY | Sunday 12 June | LONDON Eventim Apollo Hammersmith

From taking the jazz world by storm in the '70s to his new band Side-Eye, the inventive guitarist returns for his only 2022 London show with a fantastic new lineup to perform new music and hits from across his career

SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE | Saturday 25 June | LONDON Barbican

Fresh arrangements of great jazz works and new music in response to current social and global issues, with vocals from Gretchen Parlato and Martin Luther McCoy
'As much or more collective talent, firepower and critical acclaim than any other jazz ensemble going'
(DownBeat)

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO | Thursday 13 October - Wednesday 2 November | National Tour

Bringing joy, dance, and hope across the nation
The legendary vocal group come to York, Birmingham, Guildford, Bristol, Bexhill, Manchester, Edinburgh, Saffron Walden, Brighton, plus London shows at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Alexandra Palace Theatre, and Richmond Theatre

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