Classical music
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Troika Klezmer

Experience a rip-roaring musical odyssey, with music from Yiddish Odessa to Cossack Russia and 1930s Paris.

Troika are proud to present the first performance of Kol Nidrei, the powerful cello concerto by Max Bruch, in their abridged arrangement for double bass. The piece will be performed by arranger and soloist David Luvin.

The innovative and charismatic musicians present a programme ranging from their Yiddish and Russian repertoire, allied to the music of Django Reinhardt. They will also be presenting the debut performance of Wallace Fields' Odessa O5, a filmic composition on the abortive Russian Revolution of 1905.

The band is led by Wallace Fields on the piano, with Owen Bryce on trumpet and cornet, Gero Pitanza on lead guitar, Matthew Heery on mandolin and rhythm guitar, and David Luvin on double bass.

Performers

Wallace Fields bandleader, piano
Gero Pitanza guitar
Matthew Heery mandolin, rhythm guitar
Owen Bryce trumpet
David Luvin double bass

Repertoire

Klezmer Music: Reb Dovidl; Nigun; Chava; Rozhinkes mit Mandlen; Moldavanka; Odessa 05; Tantz Yiddelech; Har Zion Yerushalayim; 7.40am; Warsaw Freilach; Selection of Yiddish Wedding Music
Traditional Russian: Otchi Tchornya (Dark eyes); Coachman hold your horses!; Katyushka; Yashka the Gypsy; Along the Mourom Road; Cranes; Two step; Dark Night
Hot Club: I found a new baby; Sweet Sue; Night and day; Sweet Georgia Brown; Georgia on my mind; Limehouse Blues; Runnin' Wild; China Boy; How high the moon; Just one of those things
Klezmer Swing: Bei Mir Bist du Schein; Matts Catt
Bruch: Kol Nidrei, Op.47

Dates & times

3 Mar 2019
Approximate run time: 145 mins
Run times may vary, find out more

where

Purcell Room

Pricing

£20 - £25
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
£20, £25

Concessions

25% off (limited availability)
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