K’antu

Thursday 14 April 2016 7.15pm

St Martin’s, Cornmarket
www.kantu-ensemble.co.uk

K'antu Ensemble
K’antu Ensemble take their name from an ancient style of Peruvian and Bolivian music and dance. Their colourful and energetic arrangements combine elements of folk and world music with historically informed techniques, bringing early music to new audiences. They are currently promoting their second album Dancing and the Divine, following the success of Gusto, which has been featured on BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction, BBC Introducing, Resonance FM’s LSO Soundhub and in Early Music Today Magazine. Recent venues have included the King’s Place, Symphony Hall, Cadogan Hall’s Culford Room and St Martin-in-the-Fields where they were semi-finalists in both the 2014 and 2015 Chamber Music Competitions. They have also been broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 from London’s Southbank Centre. They are young artists for Live Music Now and received an Emerging Excellence Award from Help Musicians UK which supported their recent tour to Hungary. Future plans include tours to Romania and Hungary in 2016.

Tickets available from Worcester Live Box Office 01905 611427

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Baroque Dance Workshop with Mary Collins

Saturday 16 April 2016

Mary Collins is a well respected Early Dance specialist. A practitioner and researcher, she works with dance, theatre and TV companies as an adviser, choreographer, dancer and actress and tours regularly giving master-classes, lecture-recitals and workshops. A faculty member of Aestas Musica in Croatia and, for 26 years, The Ringve International Summer Course in Norway, she regularly works with many of the world’s leading exponents of early music.

Mary Collins

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