Join jazz legend Jacqui Dankworth and the Carducci Quartet in this special evening of warm, velvety music-making, centred on Jacqui's new album, Rocking Horse Road.
Rocking Horse Road embraces a wealth of music from the past two decades in which – alongside string quartet, double bass and percussion – Jacqui performs compositions by Harvey Brough, David Gordon, Charlie Wood and Jacqui Dankworth herself, together with arrangements of songs by Björk, Sting, Diana Krall and Elvis Costello.
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About Jacqui Dankworth
Jacqui's concert appearances and recordings showcase her mastery of a wide spectrum of genres. Known primarily as a jazz singer, Jacqui’s unique musical palette also draws on folk, soul, classical, blues, and numerous other influences. She has appeared in various productions on the West End, and in the film Les Miserables.
About Carducci Quartet
The award-winning Carducci String Quartet have performed everything from brand new quartets, classic works by Haydn, complete Shostakovich cycles, and even partnered with folk-rock icon Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull. Founded in 1997, the ensemble has won numerous international competitions, including Concert Artists Guild International Competition USA 2007 and First Prize at Finland’s Kuhmo International Chamber Music Competition 2004.