Tuned In London Music in Rotherhithe
The new collection of rhythms and sounds of the Tuned In London programme brings fantastic artists to three iconic buildings in Rotherhithe: Saint Mary’s Church in Rotherhithe The Norwegian Church and The Finnish Church.
It is also worth mentioning how affordable Tuned In London tickets are and what good value for money in a London where everything is just “London prices”
ARSEN PETROSYAN and JENNY BLISS TRIO
Wednesday 16 January 2019, 7.45pm (doors 7.15pm), Norwegian Church, 1, St. Olav Square, Albion St, London SE16 7JB
The plaintive voice of the duduk is the iconic sound of Armenian music. In this innovative project, Elizabethan lute songs by John Dowland, haunting Armenian melodies, virtuosic baroque sonatas for violin and theorbo, evocative arrangements of Rumi poetry, jazz and free improvisation will be woven together to create a magic carpet of sounds and stories. Duduk maestro Arsen Petrosyan, from Armenia, will join Jenny Bliss (vocals, viola da gamba, baroque violin, flute), Yair Avidor (historic lutes) and Ben Hazelton (double bass, tabla) for this stop on their UK tour.
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SENNY CAMARA and RAMON GOOSE
Wednesday 213h February 2019, 7.45pm (doors 7.15pm), St Marychurch St, Rotherhithe, London SE16 4NJ
Senny Camara, vocalist, kora and guitar player, spent her childhood in a village in Senegal lulled by the traditional West African music that feeds her soul today. The authenticity and timelessness of her voice convey a captivatingly soulful note to her songs. Now living in Paris, she joins Ramon Goose, undoubtedly one of the most exciting and ground-breaking contemporary blues artists whose old-school guitar rhythms collide and meld with hypnotic grooves and melodies from the Sahara.
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International Women’s Day Special: SILVIA BALDUCCI
Friday 8th March 2019, 7pm (doors 6.30pm) |Finnish Church, Rotherhithe, 33 Albion St, London SE16 7HZ
Silvia Balducci, accomplished guitarist, songwriter & activist, has a passion for the New Chilean Song movement of the 1960s & 70s. She breathes new life into work by the great Violeta Parra, whose songs, including “Gracias a la vida”, continue to captivate hearts across the globe. The songs of Victor Jara, the ‘Bob Dylan of Latin America’, who was tragically killed in Pinochet’s coup, are revived with a freshness and poignancy that touch the core. Silvia’s latest album “Buscando Violeta” was met with acclaim when on tour in Chile, marking the recent 100th anniversary of her birth