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St. Pancras Old Church

10 October 2018 | London

Oly Ralfe announces a special one-off London show at St. Pancras Old Church on 10th October 2018, performing his instrumental piano album Notes From Another Sea with classical accompaniment.

 

In a unique collaboration the six-piece ensemble will perform arrangements by classical orchestrator Luke Lewis.

 

Support will be from talented French singer and accordionist Garance Louis performing a rare solo set.

 

http://www.garancelouis.com

 

Tickets available here

 

 

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★★★★★ Review | RnR Magazine

'...This music is extraordinary. Oly Ralfe, an Oxford-based composer and keyboard player, who’s been recording with his own band since 2005 has produced a blissfully beautiful collection of tunes. The simplicity, tenderness and subtly seductive power of these simple but sublime melodies blows me away. These are tunes to rescue you from depression, carry you through your worst times, teach you that karma exists, remind you of all that ever made you have faith. Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Marley, Janis Joplin, Johnny Cash, The Rolling Stones, The Clash, Led Belly, Mississippi John Hurt and a tiny handful of other inimitable artists have come up with faultless albums. For my money Oly Ralfe now effortlessly numbers among these... Add this classic album to your collection. Play it. Chill.'

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★★★★ Review | Record Collector Magazine

'Close-miked and immaculately recorded, each of the album’s 14 instrumental piano pieces glow, delicately, with intimacy and immediacy. A rewarding bonus is that the mood of consoling, redemptive melancholia stays with you long after the event, magically imbuing every thought, person and object with a hitherto unremarked significance. The twirling four-note patterns of Melusine suggest windborne dandelion seeds, the fathomless pauses in The Bridge contain as much emotional substance as the notes; and in the formal prettiness of Hear Me Yourself and Night Raven, the subtlest intimation of disquiet shades the very back of the picture.'

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