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12-21 November 2021

New Shows Announced

We will be putting the following  concerts, and many more, in early July. Please sign up to our e-news to be the first to know about these.

Gwenifer Raymond | Friday 12 November
Welsh-born banjo thumber and American primitive folk musicaion will perform from her new album Strange Lights Over Garth Mountain.

Aynur | Sunday 14 November
Aynur is the most prominent Kurdish singer of our times. Her impressive voice and extraordinary musical narration represent the music heritage of her cultural roots to the world.
‘Impressive musicianship dominated by Aynur’s emotional, versatile vocals - switching from delicate to powerful and intense passages’
(★★★★★ Guardian)

Damon Locks - Black Monument Ensemble | Monday 15 November
Continuing the Festival's close association with Chicago's boundary-defying International Anthem label as Damon Locks presents his new album, inspired by the social and political upheaval we collectively experienced throughout 2020.

Avishai Cohen + Nikki Yeoh | Tuesday 16 November
With this new trio line-up featuring pianist Elchin Shirinov and drummer Noam David, Avishai will be presenting his latest trio album Arvoles.

The opening set will feature Nikki Yeoh’s Café Oran trio project which celebrates the music of Maurice El Médioni, combining his music with her own compositions.

Kaki King | Thursday 18 November
A Festival premiere for the versatile American guitarist and composer.
'Awe-inspiring technique and intense musicality’
(★★★★★ Guardian)

Soweto Kinch & London Symphony Orchestra: The Black Peril | Friday 19 November
The Black Peril is a dynamic work by Soweto Kinch, inspired by the sounds of ragtime, proto-jazz, West Indian folk music and the classical works of Black composers of the period. It revisits a time of momentous social change, also exploring connecting strands to modern forms of dance music including hip hop and trap.

Charles Lloyd | Saturday 20 November
In this Festival concert Charles Lloyd will be accompanied by a powerful band featuring Gerald Clayton on piano, with Reuben Rogers and Kendrick Scott

Brad Mehldau | Sunday 21 November
Over the last two decades, pianist Brad Mehldau has forged a unique path which embodies the essence of jazz exploration, classical romanticism, and pop allure. His unquestionable leadership across idioms has grown as he has transformed the paradigm of jazz and classical performance – he will be performing for the Festival with his trio.

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