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Brahms and the Gypsy

St Mary's IslingtonUpper St London, Greater London, London, Greater London, N1 2TX, United Kingdom
Dates/times in London time zone
Saturday 16 July 202219:00
Ben HarlanClarinet
Max BaillieViolin
Matthew SharpPresenter
Jon BanksAccordion
Iris PissarideCymbal

ZRI stands for Zum Roten Igel, or ‘To the Red Hedgehog’, the tavern in 19th century Vienna where Schubert and Brahms each went to hear Gypsy and folk music. Beginning with their radical re-scoring of the Brahms Clarinet Quintet to include accordion and santouri (dulcimer), ZRI has developed equally captivating programs which re-imagine Schubert’s great C major quintet, adventure with Charlie Chaplin, and waltz with Schoenberg. The group has performed at major festivals across the UK and abroad and has made critically-acclaimed discs of both the Schubert and Brahms Quintets.

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