Friday, February 19, 2016

UK: Gwilym Simcock upcoming appearances

Gwilym has some interesting dates and exciting news

Gwilym will be playing some interesting a varied concerts this Spring ahead of the exciting tour planned with jazz legend guitarist Pat Metheny.  Pat has picked Gwilym for his new quartet with Linda Oh (bass) and Antonio Sanchez (drums) to tour all round the world from May this year.  Some of the dates have been announced, but many are still in the pipeline so do keep checking his website for more information as it comes in.
You might be interested to read what Pat says about Gwilym on his website

But before the world tour there are some very interesting projects that Gwilym will be performing in coming up this spring.

He will be playing a solo concert at the Institut Francais in South Kensington on Saturday 19th March as part of their "All About Piano" Festival.  This is a great opportunity to hear Gwilym play in a unique setting for just £10!!

On 6th April Gwilym will be back at the Village Underground in Shoreditch with the City of London Sinfonia playing new arrangements of Miles Davis' pieces from Sketches of Spain, Porgy and Bess, Miles Ahead and Quiet Nights and performing a new commission of arrangements of works by Bach.

He will also be on tour in France with Celine Bonacina's Crystal Quartet promoting her new album Crystal Rain.

In the UK Gwilym will appear with top violinist Thomas Gould both at Kings Place and Chester Festival with a new Baroque project.

On Thursday 28th April Gwilym will be at the St. James's Theatre in Victoria with singer Norma Winstone MBE and just before he heads off on tour with Pat Metheny he will play three nights at the Pizza Express on 1/2/3 May.  Details of these concerts will be announced shortly.
More information on Gwilym's website:

Gwilym will be at the All About Piano Festival on 19th March at 10 p.m.
Gwilym will be at Kings Place with Thomas Gould on 21st April at 8.00 p.m. and at Chester Festival on 17th April at 3.00 p.m.