Sebastian Taylor’s music news: Sheku Kanneh-Mason; LSO Brass Ensemble; city farm Songhaven duo concert; Jazz in Lauderdale House
29 November, 2018 — By Sebastian Taylor
Deelee Dubé – Jazz in Lauderdale House, December 6. Photo: deeleedube.com
THE much-loved Hampstead Jazz Club “All-Stars”, led by musical director Jamie Safir, is supporting the Hampstead Christmas Festival this Sunday (December 2), playing both on Hampstead High Street and at the Duke of Hamilton, New End.
Duke of Hamilton, New End, Hampstead, 1pm and 4pm, https://hampsteadjazzclub.com
SHEKU Kanneh-Mason, the cellist everyone wants to see, is making his Milton Court, Barbican, debut this Sunday evening (December 2 – also on Tuesday 4th). His recital promises to be “charged with both wit and romance” – and he’s being accompanied by his sister and fellow star-in-the-making, Isata.
Milton Court, Barbican, Silk Street, EC2, 7.30pm, 020 7638 8891, www.barbican.org.uk
GET your Christmas off to a flying start by singing your festive favourites at the LSO Brass Ensemble’s Choral Christmas at the Barbican this Sunday evening (December 2). Leading the singing is a choir of singers of all ages.
Barbican, Silk Street, EC2, 7pm, from £12, 020 7638 8891, www.barbican.org.uk
A FUNDRAISER for Conway Hall’s “affordable chamber music” concerts is being played on Sunday evening (December 2) by the hall’s music director, pianist Simon Callaghan. He’s playing Beethoven’s Pathetique sonata, Schubert’s Wanderer fantasy, and two Schumann pieces.
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, WC1, 020 7405 1818, 6.30pm, £12/ ages 8-to-25 free, https://conwayhall.org.uk/sunday-concerts/
VISIT the Kentish Town City Farm next Tuesday afternoon (December 4) to join Songhaven duo soprano Vivien Conacher and pianist Barrak Dyer singing to more than 50 farm animals. Lots of sing-a-longs and the animals’ festive favourites are on the bill.
Kentish Town City Farm, 1 Cresfield Close, NW5, 0741 9820 503, 2pm, £3
A TRIBUTE to great 1960s saxophonist Julian “Cannonball” Adderly is being played at the last of this season’s Jazz in the House sessions at Lauderdale House next Thursday evening (December 6). Special guest singing with the band is the delightful Deelee Dubé.
Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill, 8.30pm, £12/cons £10/students £10, https://lauderdalehouse.ticketsolve.com/shows/873595739