Nigel Kennedy's Polish Weekend

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Royal Festival Hall
Nigel Kennedy's Orchestra of Life
Saturday 29 May 2010 Saturday 29 May 2010

The UK debut of Nigel Kennedy's new orchestra. The Orchestra of Life is made up of leading young musicians who are equally at home performing classical repertoire, jazz and improvisation.

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The UK debut of Nigel Kennedy's new orchestra.
The Clore Ballroom
Polish Artist Close Up
Saturday 29 May 2010 Saturday 29 May 2010

One hour concert presenting new Polish musical talent.

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One hour concert presenting new Polish musical talent.
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Queen Elizabeth Hall
Zakopower
Saturday 29 May 2010 Saturday 29 May 2010

Zakopower is one of the hottest music bands in the current Polish music scene. They combine Polish folk with electronic and pop music - and the result is infectiously energetic, lively and fun.

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Zakopower is one of the hottest music bands in the current Polish music scene.
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Purcell Room
Majewski and Friends
Saturday 29 May 2010 Saturday 29 May 2010

The exquisite trumpet player Robert Majewski and his special guests perform music of Krzysztof Komeda, a brilliant pianist and composer, and one of the most respected musicians in the history of...

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The exquisite trumpet player Robert Majewski and his special guests perform music of Krzysztof Komeda, a brilliant pianist and composer, and one of the most respected musicians in the history of Polish jazz
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Southbank Centre Square
Polish Market
Saturday 29 May 2010 Monday 31 May 2010

Nigel Kennedy proudly brings to Southbank Centre his Polish eatery of choice.

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Nigel Kennedy proudly brings to Southbank Centre his Polish eatery of choice.
The Front Room at QEH
Young Classical Artists Foyer Performance
Saturday 29 May 2010 Saturday 29 May 2010
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Missionaries of Rhythm
Saturday 29 May 2010 Monday 31 May 2010

Enjoy free 15-minute performances from the Missionaries of Rhythm, Poland’s leading breakdancing crew based in Krakow.

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Sunley Pavilion
Violin Making Workshop
Saturday 29 May 2010 Monday 31 May 2010

Watch, learn and discover how to make and repair violins, with Poland’s leading luthier, Grzegorz Bobak.

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Watch, learn and discover how to make and repair violins, with Poland’s leading luthier, Grzegorz Bobak.
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The Front Room at QEH
Nigel's Front Room Late
Saturday 29 May 2010 Saturday 29 May 2010

Each night of the festival Nigel Kennedy hosts a special late night club night involving performers from the festival, DJs as well as musicians who appear regularly in Polish Jazz clubs.

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Each night of the festival Nigel Kennedy hosts a special late night club night involving performers from the festival, DJs as well as musicians who appear regularly in Polish Jazz clubs.
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Royal Festival Hall
The Big Sunday Concert - The Three Fiddles
Sunday 30 May 2010 Sunday 30 May 2010

These three renowned violinists come together for the first time in a concert specially created for Southbank Centre.

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These three renowned violinists come together for the first time in a concert specially created for Southbank Centre.
The Clore Ballroom
Nigel Kennedy's World Cup Project
Sunday 30 May 2010 Sunday 30 May 2010

This Bank Holiday Sunday, Southbank Centre is delighted to invite you to join Nigel Kennedy and a range of outstanding Polish musicians at The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall for the World...

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In the style of silent movie accompaniment, Nigel Kennedy and selected musicians perform a soundtrack to accompany a screening of the legendary 1973 World Cup qualifying match between England and Poland.
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Queen Elizabeth Hall
Kroke and Nigel Kennedy
Sunday 30 May 2010 Sunday 30 May 2010

Nigel Kennedy joins forces with klezmer band Kroke for this invigorating performance.

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Nigel Kennedy joins forces with klezmer band Kroke for this invigorating performance.
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Purcell Room
Piotr Wylezol Quintet
Sunday 30 May 2010 Sunday 30 May 2010

Piotr Wylezol is one of the leading pianists in the new generation of Polish jazz musicians.

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Piotr Wylezol is one of the leading pianists in the new generation of Polish jazz musicians.
Foyer Bar - level 2
Polish Voices
Sunday 30 May 2010 Sunday 30 May 2010

Polish choirs feature in Voicelab Welcomes.

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Polish choirs feature in Voicelab Welcomes.
The Front Room at QEH
Young Classical Artists Foyer Performance
Sunday 30 May 2010 Sunday 30 May 2010
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The Front Room at QEH
Nigel's Front Room Late
Sunday 30 May 2010 Sunday 30 May 2010

Each night of the festival Nigel Kennedy hosts a special late night club night involving performers from the festival, DJs as well as musicians who appear regularly in Polish Jazz clubs.

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Each night of the festival Nigel Kennedy hosts a special late night club night involving performers from the festival, DJs as well as musicians who appear regularly in Polish Jazz clubs
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Royal Festival Hall
Nigel Kennedy's Chopin Super Group
Monday 31 May 2010 Monday 31 May 2010

No festival celebrating Polish music would be complete without featuring the music of Poland's most celebrated composer - Chopin.

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No festival celebrating Polish music would be complete without featuring the music of Poland's most celebrated composer - Chopin.
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Royal Festival Hall
The Big Monday Concert
Monday 31 May 2010 Monday 31 May 2010

Multimedia film and live orchestra event featuring Polish film and The Orchestra of Life.

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Multimedia film and live orchestra event featuring Polish film and The Orchestra of Life.
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Queen Elizabeth Hall
Anna Maria Jopek
Monday 31 May 2010 Monday 31 May 2010

The Polish, jazz superstar Anna Maria Jopek and her band makes a rare appearance in London as part of Nigel Kennedy's Polish Weekend.

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The Polish, jazz superstar Anna Maria Jopek and her band makes a rare appearance in London as part of Nigel Kennedy's Polish Weekend.
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Queen Elizabeth Hall
Nigel Kennedy Quintet
Monday 31 May 2010 Monday 31 May 2010

A performance from the Nigel Kennedy Quintet, formed by Kennedy from the new generation of leading Polish jazz musicians.

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A performance from the Nigel Kennedy Quintet, formed by Kennedy from the new generation of leading Polish jazz musicians.
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