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Raphael Wallfisch

Posted on December 6, 2017

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Frome Concert’s Group present…Raphael Wallfisch. One hour concert with coffee included.   The outstanding british cellist, Raphael joins us to perform a selection of Bach’s iconic solo Celle suites.

Ben Ottewell

Posted on December 6, 2017

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With an avid following from the days in his former band Gomez, singer/songwriter Ben is dropping into Frome to give us some tunes from his solo material including the recent album ‘A Man Apart’ plus a few tunes […]

Said the Maiden

Posted on October 9, 2017

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Said The Maiden – Album Tour.   Said The Maiden are Jess Distill, Hannah Elizabeth and Kathy Pilkinton, three friends who discovered a mutual love of folk music when they reunited several years after spending their school years […]

Spindle Ensemble – Album Launch

Posted on August 21, 2017

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  Spindle Ensemble are an experimental instrumental quartet from Bristol’s music collective Bloom. They perform original compositions by Daniel Inzani that hover cinematically somewhere between jazz, folk and classical idioms, taking inspiration from artists such as Moondog, Eric Satie, Charles Mingus and Mulatu Astatke. They will be releasing […]

Frome Concert’s Group presents… THE CASTALIAN QUARTET

Posted on August 21, 2017

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The Castalian Quartet is rapidly emerging as an exciting voice on the international chamber music scene. Over the last three years they have won top prizes at major international competitions and were selected to become YCAT performers (Young […]

Frome Concert’s Group Presents…Solovey Duo

Posted on August 21, 2017

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Frome Concert’s group returns with Inspirational performances by outstanding young musicians…Join us for informal afternoon concerts! Much in demand as soloists, Flautist Renate Sokolovska and harpist Valeria Kurbatova join forces to present a fascinating programme centred around Russian […]

Kusanganisa + Young Waters

Posted on June 7, 2017

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“Kusangansia” (the Shona word for ‘mixture’) is an intercultural collaboration between mbira player Chartwell Dutiro from Zimbabwe, guitarist Leandro Maia from Brazil, rock bassist Chris Blanden and jazz saxophonist Nick Sorensen. Their mesmeric music has enchanted audiences wherever […]

The Busquitos

Posted on June 7, 2017

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The Busquitos are an absolute must for jazz fans and those who enjoy great music suffused with comedy. Hailing from the Netherlands, this hugely talented quartet bring their gypsy jazz instrumental virtuosity to Frome, between residencies at the […]

Praying for The Rain in Concert

Posted on June 7, 2017

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Following last years sell out concert, Praying for the Rain return to Rook Lane Chapel for Frome Festival 2017. Known for their dynamic and compelling live performances, Pftr blend contemporary folk, roots and world music with irresistible rhythms, […]

The Frukes…fundraising for Jamie Mines

Posted on March 22, 2017

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The Frukes … raise money for Jamie Mines We will be celebrating the return of the Frome Independent Market and the sun (we hope) at Rook Lane with Frome’s very own Ukulele Club for an afternoon of great […]

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