Seppi - percussion
Norman Druker - bass
Aggie Branner - fiddle, vocals
Stephen Simblet - mandolin
Marc Craste - guitar
Cathy Taylor - flute
Andrew Ryser Szymański - pocket trumpet
Martin Weightman - accordion
Sarah Montague - fiddle, vocals
Date - 20th December 2017
|Andrew Ryser Szymański|
The magnificent London Gypsy Orchestra on this festive A World in London!Click to listen: https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/a-world-in-london-20th-december-2017/
The London Gypsy Orchestra brings together 20 musicians of all backgrounds and nationalities to perform vibrant, passionate and energetic music from Eastern Europe and the Balkans. The group performs in a variety of venues and formats - from evening gala concerts to theatre venues and festival appearances. Venues have included the Union Chapel, St George's Bristol and Carling Academy Oxford, and festivals have included the Pulse Festival on the South Bank, Dorchester Arts Festival, Rhythms of the World, the London International Gypsy Film Festival and the Ealing Jazz Festival.
1. To advance, improve, develop and maintain public education and appreciation in music, arts and culture, particularly, but not exclusively, in relation to Gypsy and folk music from Eastern Europe and the Balkans.
2. To advance public education in music and musical skills and to inspire participation in and appreciation of the art of music.
3. To advance public education in the arts and musical traditions of different cultures.
4. To promote equality and diversity for the public benefit, in particular by:
a) providing or supporting music and creative arts projects which foster integration and skill sharing between people from diverse backgrounds;
b) educating the public about different peoples and cultures, especially through music and arts, to increase awareness and understanding.