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Eastern Strings


Listening Room: Eastern Strings

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A 9% booking fee applies online and over the phone. A £2.50 postage fee is charged where applicable.

Age restriction: 14+

Double bassist Daphna Sadeh-Neu and oud player Knud Stüwe create rich, evocative soundworlds inspired by an array of musical cultures, including Middle Eastern, Klezmer and Ladino.

They have been featured on BBC Radio 3; their music combines world music energy with classical precision and characterful jazz improvisations. This is a Listening Room session so will feature some brand-new compositions alongside arrangements of pieces by Anouar Brahem and Astor Piazolla, as well as the artists talking about their creative process.

Daphna Sadeh-Neu is a top class double bassist and composer. She has released 4 CDs on major UK and US labels (including the Tzasik label by John Zorn) and has received commissions to compose for both small ensembles and full orchestra in a style that crosses genres including jazz, world music and Baroque. Daphna has performed internationally in Europe, Asia and the USA.

Knud Stüwe is fast establishing himself as a unique and brilliant voice on the oud. He is also a composer and arranger. His recent collaboration with the Ligeti Quartet led to a sold out concert at St George’ s Bristol (..”the Ligeti quartet found brilliant collaborators in Knud Stüwe and Ali Elmubarak..” David Harrington founder of the Kronos Quartet).