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Faith i Branko (Serbia/UK) @ Humph Hall

February 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$15 – $25

Serbia’s No. 1 Roma violinist and UK accordionist perform high-energy original Roma/Jazz influenced music with an international quartet.

Branko Ristic, described by BBC Radio 3 as a violinist ‘whom Paganini would be proud of’ has joined with Faith Ristic – a UK performer who’s ‘nimble accordion playing provides a beautiful bedrock’ (The Guardian).

From a foundation of ‘Serbian-Roma’ music, they have created a style that draws from both of their musical heritages and expresses their unique personal connection.

Recent highlights include The Royal Festival Hall, Kustendorf Film Festival & Edinburgh Festival; WOMEX award winning album ‘Gypsy Lover’ – produced by Emir Kusturica/ Nicholas Hooper is 11th in the European World Music Charts; radio play includes BBC Radio 3 Heritage Tracks.

Faith and Branko Ristic form the core of their high-energy live performance, combining the accordion, violin, effects pedal and tabor pipe to take the audience on a journey from melancholy Roma violin laments to storming ‘kolos’ and explorations into jazz improvisation, swing, Gypsy Rumba and Turkish and Indian influenced violin solos.

These styles form a set, which – for the majority – is joyous, passionate, boisterous, fiery and spirited.

Visit their web site.

Details

Date:
February 24, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$15 – $25
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
http://humphhall.org/index.php/upcoming-events/faith18/

Organizer

Wayne Richmond
Phone:
0400803804
Email:
wayne@humphhall.org
Website:
http://humphhall.org

Other

Region
Sydney East/Inner, Sydney North

Venue

Humph Hall
85 Allambie Road
Allambie Heights, NSW 2100 Australia
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Phone:
0299398802
Website:
http://humphhall.org

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