Saturday, 26 June 2021 | 8pm
ChamberMusicBox are delighted to present a weekend-long celebration of music and visual art, featuring four live concerts by internationally renowned artists to accompany an exhibition of 100 artworks created by more than 40 classical musicians during the Covid-19 pandemic, when concert halls were silent. The exhibition is being curated by renowned gallery owner and arts consultant Alan Kluckow. Click here to read more about the festival.
The Misha Mullov-Abbado Group
The Misha Mullov-Abbado Group is made up of some of the finest, multi-award-winning musicians in London, and under Misha’s direction the group performs his original compositions and arrangements with a broad variety of influences. The band has performed at many venues and festivals all around the UK such as King’s Place, the Barbican Centre, the Elgar Room as part of the BBC Proms Lates series and has toured internationally around Europe and in Mexico. Having been signed to Edition Recordsthe group has released its debut album New Ansonia which has been included in “Best Jazz Albums 2015” of both The Telegraph and BBC Radio 3. The band released two more albums Cross-Platform Interchange (2017) and Dream Circus (2020), the latter produced by fellow Edition Records bass player and bandleader Jasper Høiby.
The band’s repertoire is influenced by a broad spectrum of music in the classical, jazz and pop genres as well folk traditions from around the world, particularly from South America. The music contains chorale-based and contemporary-classical styles that are influenced by Bach and Brahms right through to Stravinsky and Bartok and beyond, and jazz musicians such as Bill Frisell. Misha’s music is also heavily based on swing, funk and other groove-based styles influenced by Avishai Cohen, Ray Brown, Gareth Lockrane and Jasper Høiby, as well as pop giants Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind & Fire.
7pm – Doors open to the exhibition
8pm – Concert
An evening of original compositions written by Misha, inspired by a whole variety of jazz and classical music, and performed by his award-winning band
This concert is generously supported by the Cavatina Chamber Music Trust