Brunel Museum -The Colour of Eden – Black Leather

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11th March 2017 @ 19:30 Europe/London Timezone
Thames Tunnel Shaft (Brunel Museum)
Railway Ave
London SE16
£11 online / £12 on the door
020 7231 3840

The Colour of Eden – Black Leather

The Colours of Eden - Black Leather

Singer Georgia Knower and guitarist Fabricio Mattos , who began working together whilst studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London, complete their trilogy with The Colour of Eden – Black Leather: an unimaginable sequence of dissolution. Georgia and Fabricio play everything from English Baroque to Blues and Jazz standards, from upbeat South American to vibrant songs from the musicals

The trilogy presents the life stories of three imaginary women, combining breathtaking interpretations from both performers to an acute sense of style. On 11th March 2017 they will premiere the final programme of the trilogy, ‘Black Leather’, at the Thames Tunnel Shaft.

She is a woman stained by loss. Life presents itself to her as an unimaginable sequence of dissolution, first her social stability, her children, her love and finally herself.

This is the moving story of a woman who loses everything: her love, her children, her social stability and finally herself.

Is it possible to recover from a point where self-recognition becomes a challenge?


Wiegenlied (Johannes Brahms)
By yon Castle Wa (Scottish Traditional)

Pedaço de mim (Chico Buarque)

S Kukloi (Modest Mussorgsky)
Platform Four (Lucas Jordan / Audrey Ardern-Jones)

O Waly, Waly (English Traditional)

I want to break free (John Deacon)

I am what I am (Jerry Herman)
O wüsst ich doch den Weg zurück (Johannes Brahms)
London Calling (The Clash)

Youkali (Kurt Weill)

Ain’t Got No, I Got Life (J. Rado / G. Ragni / G. MacDermot)
Ich, Bewohnerin eines Schneckenhauses (Ralf Bauer)

Pierrot’s Final Curtain, based on Sequenza III for female voice by Berio (Georgia Knower)

Over the Rainbow (Harold Arlen / E.Y. Harburg)
All arrangements by Fabricio Mattos, except for

Over the Rainbow, arranged by Toru Takemitsu, and

O Waly, Waly, arranged by Gregg Nestor.

Tickets: £11 online /  £12  on the door. Payment only by cash or cheque.


The venue: Brunel Museum Sinking Shaft

The Thames Tunnel Shaft at the Brunel Museum

The Thames Tunnel Shaft at the Brunel Museum

This atmospheric, underground tunnel shaft is a totally unique experience

Part of the fascinating Brunel Museum in Rotherhithe, this place is like an extraordinary underground cathedral. The performance area is an incredible cylindrical shaft built by Brunel as pedestrian entrance to the Thames Tunnel. This is a unique and atmospheric show. New improved access by ramp and full height doorway gives to a staircase down to the lower chamber. A viewing platform high inside the shaft offers balcony seating for a limited number of people: priority given to those with impaired mobility or using a wheelchair. S

Facilities at this venue include:

  • Toilets in the main museum
  • Museum
  • Café  and Art Galley open every day
  • Midnight Apothecary pop up bar (weekends only)

Please note that the temperature in the tunnel shaft may be cool, so bring some warm clothes. If you have a problem with stairs please let the company know and they can book you seats in the high level viewing platform.  @BrunelMuseum  BrunelMuseum



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