Budapest Cafe Orchestra
At the Silvester Horne Institute, Church Stretton
Traditional Folk and Gypsy Music From the Balkans
Unbound by convention but invigorating with energy comes the Budapest Café Orchestra bring traditional folk and gypsy music from the Balkans and Russia evoking vivid images of fiddle maestros, Budapest Café life and gypsy campfires. Led by Christian Garrick ,one of the world’s most celebrated jazz violinists, who established BCO in 2009, and has played music with Dame Cleo Lane & and Sir John Dankworth, Wynton Marsalis , Nigel Kennedy, Tim Minchin.
BCO ensemble consists of 3 further players. Accordionist, Eddie Hession, supreme accordion champion of Great Britain, has accompanied Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, and Jose Carreras.
One of Russia’s most enigmatic musical exports, Adrian Zolotuhin is a master of the strummed strings of the guitar, domra, balalaika, and saz.
Veteran bass-man Kelly Cantlon, has been laying down the low notes for some time having found fame as a Vagabond with Northern Soul sensations Jimmy James and the Vagabonds.
“…the fiery vivacity and awe-inspiring musicianship of the finest purveyors of Eastern European gypsy music, will leave you with a grin on your face and rhythm in your feet…” Times
Tickets: £15 or under 18’s £7.50 are available from: The Outdoor Depot, 1 Sandford Avenue, Church Stretton, and from Church Stretton Town Council Office, or on-line here.
For more information please phone 01694 720132 Mike Walker.