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July 2019

313 Britten Sinfonia Academy + Stick in the Wheel

13 July @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

We finish the Summer season is suitable style with the first presentation of the Britten Sinfonia Academy alongside returning ensemble Stick In The Wheel. The Academy present an afternoon of found folk melodies woven into classical counterpoint by some of the great modern composer, which exploring suggest the idea of music as a universal language. In a performance of togetherness and of unity the orchestra will perform music from across the globe including De Falla, Ligeti and Faure alongside a premiere by Franco-British composer Josephine Stephenson called Writhen. This new work incorporates…

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September 2019

314 The Memory Band, Far Rainbow + Ingrid Plum

21 September @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

The atmospheric and indulgent Daylight Music returns featuring incredible voices and bird song let loose in this dramatic space, and a dash of… unexpected stage gear. After an extended break from performing, acoustic folk band The Memory Band returns to Daylight Music in great style in time for our 10th Birthday year, with a vocal set featuring bandleader Stephen Cracknell along with the voices of Hannah Caughlin and Helene Bradley. Influenced by a wide variety of contemporary and traditional styles,…

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Kathryn Williams presents Anthology with Michele Stodart, Romeo Stodart, Neill MacColl, Mull Historical Society, David Ford, Polly Paulusma…

28 September @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

Kathryn Williams presents Anthology with Michele Stodart, Romeo Stodart, Neill MacColl, Mull Historical Society, David Ford, Polly Paulusma. Also featuring Lucy Duncans, Euan Allison, Stewart Robbie, Lindsey Strachan, Emma Carr Martin, Jess Tuthill, Emily Barden, Phil Langran, Andy Pearce and Anna Skelton. As part of our 10 Years of Daylight Music celebrations, Kathryn Williams returns to Union Chapel with an unmissable event curation to celebrate her career with a series of very special guests. It’s a delight to once again…

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October 2019

316 Space in this Place: Janek Schaefer, Joby Burgess + AVA

5 October @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

Get ready to really experience the chapel and engage with the space in new ways as it resonates and reverberates through the transmission of radios, the pounding of bass drums or the rumble in your belly of the chapel own inbuilt synthesizer, the Henry Willis organ. Sound artist, entertainer, and professor Janek Schaefer trained as an architect at the Royal College of Art, where he fell in love with exploring the relationship between sound, space and place. He has exhibited…

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317 Tippett & Bourne with Tania Caroline Chen & Steve Beresford

12 October @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace
London, London N1 2XD United Kingdom

Witness two of Britain’s most adventurous jazz pianists join forces this October. A seminal figure in the evolution of UK jazz since the 1960s, Keith Tippett has forged his own ever-evolving sound as both composer and improviser. Thirty years his junior, Matthew Bourne has similarly explored the horizons of jazz and contemporary music, on both analogue synths and the acoustic piano. Inspired by Tippett’s suggestion to ‘do some playing together,’ in late 2016 this new and exciting musical partnership between…

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