Emilia Mårtensson

at Wigmore Hall, London

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Chapter 100 And A Dream

Join singer Emilia Mårtensson alongside percussionist Adriano Adewale and accordionist Janez Dov? for a journey to some amazing places created entirely by the power of words, music and your imagination. Suitable for ages 6+.

Emilia Mårtensson

Emilia Mårtensson appearing at this event

Blurring the lines between folk and jazz, Emilia Martensson's clear toned intimate voice is at times deeply soulful, at others ethereal. Emilia grew up listening to the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Anita O'Day, from whom she draws inspiration, while the folk songs of her native Sweden underpin who she is. 'The new face of British Jazz 2012' (The Observer).

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Adriano Adewale

Adriano Adewale appearing at this event

Brazilian multi percussionist rooted in the musical traditions of Nigeria, Angola and Brazil. His outstanding ensemble of international musicians include Austrian Nathan Thompson on double bass and flute, Senegalese Kadialy Kouyate on kora and vocals and Brazilian Marcelo Andrade on flute, sax and violin. 'A whole percussion orchestra by himself' (British Theatre Guide).

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Janez Dovc

Janez Dovc is a highly celebrated accordionist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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Wigmore Hall

  • 36 Wigmore Street
  • London
  • W1U 2BP

0207 935 2141
Disabled access:
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