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When

Wed 10 Feb, 8.00PM - BOOK

 

Seated concert



Price

Standard $40.50
Friends $37
Including BOCS booking fee

 

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PRE-CONCERT TALK 7pm




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PORTICO QUARTET

JAZZ

Having spent years honing their sound by busking throughout Europe, Portico Quartet's fluid playing has led to celebrated appearances at Big Chill, Glastonbury and the London Jazz Festival. Their debut Knee-deep in the North Sea was nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize and was named Jazz, Folk and World Music album of the year by Time Out.

Ethereal sax, double bass and drums combine with the Hang, an 'otherworldly steel drum', to produce truly distinctive, hook-heavy instrumental music that moves from mellow and soothing to exuberant and adventurous, drawing on everything from jazz and classical to African.




Judging by the tumultuous applause … Portico Quartet are a phenomenon in the making. THE INDEPENDENT  MORE >