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The London Klezmer Quartet Live in Concert at 1930s Metropole Guesthouse
The London Klezmer Quartet brings you klezmer, the celebratory and soulful music of Eastern European Jews, at its most beguiling and seductive. The subtleties of the original tradition, combined with a kick-the-chairs-over ability to party.
LKQ is a dynamic group of performers much in demand on the UK folk, world and pop music scenes. The band’s deep understanding of klezmer is reflected in exuberant, passionate and accomplished performances that captivate audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
The group plays old and new traditional material guaranteed to move audiences from toe-tapping to tears and back again in moments.
Formed in 2009, the band is already popular throughout the UK, has had five sell-out tours in Australia, as well as performing in Brazil, Germany, Holland, Latvia, New Zealand and Switzerland, and has broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 & 6, BBC TV, and ABC Radio.
“Dynamic and authentic” – Time Out
“A fantastic sound with inventive arrangements, virtuosity, exciting original tunes and soulful playing. What’s not to like?” – Songlines Magazine
“The tradition is safe in their hands.” – Sunday Times
“Four of Europe’s most talented klezmer musicians. They bring a wealth of knowledge, experience and excitement to their performances.” – Frank London, the Klezmatics
“When Buraczewska sang, all the earthiness, profound melancholy and celebratory joy you could desire came surging to the fore via her vast, singular contralto.” – Sydney Morning Herald
The London Klezmer Quartet
Friday 16th February 2018.
Doors Open upstairs 6pm.
Metropole Guesthouse, Upstairs “Metro Social” Cnr of Lurline and Gang Gang Streets, Katoomba
- $25 pre-sale available from Metropole Guesthouse (during reception hours)(Cash Only)
- $26.50 online or phone 02) 4782 5544 (Including booking fees)
- $30 on the Door from 6pm (Unless Sold Out prior)
This is an intimate seating venue and tickets are strictly limited!
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