When: 8th – 16th July 2011 at 8pm
Where: The Print Room, 34 Hereford Road, London W2 5AJ
What is it?
There will be four one-off performances from renowned musicians promising an eclectic mix of jazz and classical, cabaret and voice theatre. On the 8th July is Philip E Fisher with Piano Works by ‘The Mighty Handful’. Philip E Fisher is renowned as a versatile pianist who received the prestigious Julius Isserlis Award in 2001. Since then he has toured four continents working with conductors such as Hannu Lintu, John Axelrod, Larry Rachleff, James Lowe and Giordano Bellincampi. His debut CD in 2010 hit the US Classical Billboard Charts within its first week, and his latest album, Piano Works by ‘The Mighty Handful’ was featured as John Suchet’s Album of the Week on Classic FM.
The 12th July will see a one-off jazz concert by Byron Wallen with his latest project Homo Sonoriotus. Byron Wallen is ‘one of the most innovative, exciting and original trumpet players alive’ (Jazzwise Magazine). As well as touring, playing with a wide variety of well known artists such as Mica Paris, Caron Wheeler, Shola Ama, Roland Gift, Desmond Dekker, Janet Kay and Grace Jones, and playing the trumpet in movies such as The Talented Mr. Ripley and De-Lovely: The Cole Porter Story. Byron is also a teacher and a composer with several albums, including Indigo, which contributed towards his BBC award for Innovation in Jazz.
On the 14th July is Orlando Gough with FLAM. Orlando Gough is a composer and lyricist and noted for projects written for ballet, contemporary dance and theatre. In 1998 he and Richard Chew founded The Shout, for which he is still artistic director. The choir won the Time Out Award for Classical Artist of the Year in 2001. His music and lyrics will be performed by Rebecca Askew and Melanie Pappenheim.
Finally Richard Thomas performs Wrong Songs for Summer on 16th July. Richard Thomas is the composer of Jerry Springer the Opera (for which he won the Olivier Award for Best Musical Score in 2004), West End dance show Shoes, and Royal Opera House hit Anna Nicole. Richard’s works have been performed all over the world in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, The National Theatre, Sadlers Wells and the Royal Opera House.
More info: For tickets phone 08444 77 1000 and for more information visit www.the-print-room.org.