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Romanian Cultural Institute London

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December 2019
£15 - £17.50

‘EUROPALIA Romania’ in London: Alex Simu Quintet

December 6 | 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
St James’s Church,
Sussex Gardens
London, W2 3UD United Kingdom

Clarinettist Alex Simu creates atmospheric music from his vision of Bucharest. Folk sounds, Ottoman influence, allusions to ‘Little Paris’ (as interbellum Bucharest was known), war, communism and modern life go into the mix, blended in the idiom of jazz. An award-winning film composer, Alex, with his quintet, paints cinematic landscapes which include fragments by Enescu and 17th century Moldavian statesman and composer Cantemir. “Adventurous and stunningly beautiful.” MixedWorldMusic Alex Simu is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed clarinettist, saxophonist, and composer. Born in Romania, Simu followed…

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