Gigs in the Colyer-Fergusson Hall
24 Aug 2021
Great gigs coming up in Colyer Fergusson Hall…
Yo La Tengo is one of the most beloved and respected bands in America. For over thirty years, Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew have enjoyed success entirely on their own terms – playing the world’s best concert halls, museums, and dives, and absolutely dominating critics’ lists.
Jazz musicians Rowland Sutherland (flute) and Orphy Robinson (vibraphone, marimba and percussion) join folk luminaries Emily Portman and Alasdair Roberts for an exclusive concert. Solo sets plus the musicians as a quartet celebrate Nick Drake’s seminal album, Bryter Layter, ahead of its 50th anniversary.
The 24-piece NCO led by Peter Edwards, will lead a musical exploration, to reflect on our current times through the lens of the late, great Marvin Gaye’s incredible catalogue, with the addition of special guests. The NCO, led by Peter Edwards, is a world-class ensemble brought together by Tomorrow’s Warriors’ Artistic Director Gary Crosby OBE.
Alexis Taylor & Terry Edwards’ concert is shaped by a mutual love of Chet Baker, Alex Chilton and each other’s work! Expect tunes from their respective solo catalogues and a whole slew of likely and unlikely cover versions.
Stile Antico is firmly established as one of the world’s most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Working without a conductor, its twelve members have thrilled audiences on four continents with their fresh, vibrant and moving performances of Renaissance polyphony.