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Alexander Hawkins Octet at Cafe OTO

Where

Cafe OTO
18-22 Ashwin Street
London
020 7923 1231

When

Tue, February 26, 2013
8PM

Add to Calendar 2013-02-26 8PM 2013-02-26 Alexander Hawkins Octet at Cafe OTO Composer, pianist and bandleader Alexander Hawkins brings a special ‘one-night-only’ expanded Ensemble to Café Oto to perform a new work commissioned by the BBC as part of its forthcoming ‘Baroque Season’. The Octet features Stellar NY-based trumpeter Peter Evans who joins Percy Pursglove, Byron Wallen, and Oren Marshall in forming a brass-heavy core to the group. Hannah Marshall on ‘cello, Amanda Drummond on viola, and Pete McPhail on flutes and reeds provide countless possibilities; whilst at the heart of everything is the peerless drumming of Mark Sanders. The evening will open with improvised sets from smaller groups drawn from the ensemble. Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street false MM/DD/YYYY

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Composer, pianist and bandleader Alexander Hawkins brings a special ‘one-night-only’ expanded Ensemble to Café Oto to perform a new work commissioned by the BBC as part of its forthcoming ‘Baroque Season’. The Octet features Stellar NY-based trumpeter Peter Evans who joins Percy Pursglove, Byron Wallen, and Oren Marshall in forming a brass-heavy core to the group. Hannah Marshall on ‘cello, Amanda Drummond on viola, and Pete McPhail on flutes and reeds provide countless possibilities; whilst at the heart of everything is the peerless drumming of Mark Sanders. The evening will open with improvised sets from smaller groups drawn from the ensemble.

ADDED BY: John Chantler | ADDED ON: February 15, 2013

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