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The Gloaming
Traditional Irish music with a contemporary soul
3 Mar 15 / 20:00 / Hall
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Matthew E. White
Fresh Blood
10 Mar 15 / 19:30 / LSO St Luke’s
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Mariza
16 Mar 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Squarepusher
with support from Rob Da Bank and Sherwood & Pinch
18 Mar 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Strata-East Live
With Gilles Peterson
22 Mar 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Joan Armatrading
Me Myself I
26 Mar 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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We Have An Anchor
by Jem Cohen
31 Mar 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Benjamin Clementine
1 Apr 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Chilly Gonzales & Kaiser Quartett
11 - 13 Apr 15 / 20:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Sinéad O’Connor
13 Apr 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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MEXRRISSEY: Mexico Goes Morrissey
Part of La Linea - The London Latin Music Festival
25 Apr 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Buika
Part of La Linea – The London Latin Music Festival
27 Apr 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Philip Glass: The Etudes
29 Apr 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Villagers
1 May 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Eliane Elias + Ed Motta
4 May 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Cymande
+ Osibisa
5 May 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Beth Hart
With support from Miles Graham
8 May 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Mountains and Waves: Bryce Dessner and New American Music
9 - 10 May 15 / 14:00, 19:30 / Various venues
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Mountains and Waves: Session One
eighth blackbird and Yarn / Wire perform new works by Bryce Dessner and Sufjan Stevens
9 May 15 / 14:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Mountains and Waves: Session Two
James McVinnie plays pieces by Nico Muhly and Philip Glass
9 May 15 / 17:00 / St Giles, Cripplegate
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Mountains and Waves: Session Three
The Brooklyn Youth Chorus and eighth blackbird perform works by Bryce Dessner and Terry Riley
9 May 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Mountains and Waves: Session Four
So Percussion and Tim Hecker
10 May 15 / 14:00 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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Mountains and Waves: Session Five
Caroline Shaw
10 May 15 / 17:00 / St Giles, Cripplegate
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Mountains and Waves: Session Six
Britten Sinfonia and So Percussion perform works by Bryce Dessner, Richard Reed Parry and Steve Reich
10 May 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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The Hot Sardines
with support from John Etheridge
14 May 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Colleen
+ Ex-Easter Island Head
24 May 15 / 19:30 / LSO St Luke’s
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An Evening with Nigel Kennedy and Oxford Philomusica
Bach, Kennedy and Jimi Hendrix
25 May 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Ryoji Ikeda: Supercodex
27 May 15 / 19:30 / Village Underground
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Sun Kil Moon
1 Jun 15 / 20:00 / Hall
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Giant3 Sand
and guests
2 Jun 15 / 19:30 / Union Chapel
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Markos the Patriarch of Rebetiko
Featuring Stelios Vamvakaris & Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand)
11 Jun 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Joan Manuel Serrat
Antología Desordenada
12 Jun 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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David Arnold Live in Concert
With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
18 Jun 15 / 20:00 / Hall
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Chick Corea + Herbie Hancock
6 - 7 Jul 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Burda: Asil Ensemble and Karima Skalli
Featuring the music of Umm Kulthoum and Mustafa Said
11 Jul 15 / 19:00 / Hall
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Sly and Robbie meet Nils Petter Molvaer
Featuring Eivind Aarset and Vladislav Delay
17 Jul 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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King Creosote
10 Oct 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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The Robert Cray Band
Plus special guest Shawn Jones
12 Oct 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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An evening with Paolo Conte
16 Oct 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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War Work: 8 songs with film
Composed and directed by Michael Nyman
10 Dec 15 / 19:30 / Hall
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Drawing Life
Composed by Jocelyn Pook
30 Jan 16 / 19:30 / Milton Court Concert Hall
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