Doors 8pm. £8 advance, £10 on the door.
as ‘a string duo bound for glory’
by Max Reinhardt (BBC Radio
3 Late Junction) Fran & Flora (Francesca Ter-Berg and Flora Curzon) are
quickly becoming one of the capital's most sought-after bands. A duo with a
distinctive improvisatory style and ethereal aesthetic, they draw
inspiration for their material from their travels and mentors in eastern Europe
and beyond. Their debut album Unfurl
(released in February this year) is the
culmination of three years creative studio work with producer and musician, Sam
The overwhelming response they received from releasing Unfurl
accelerated their growing reputation across the UK, gaining widespread critical
acclaim with attention from national radio, magazines, newspapers and many
online publications. They have appeared live in session on BBC 4’s Woman's
Hour, Radio 3’s In Tune, Cerys Matthews’ 6 Music show, Soho Radio
and Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM.
Active contributors to London’s vibrant music scene and known as collaborators
with many ground-breaking artists including Sam Lee and Talvin Singh, Fran
& Flora mesmerise their audiences, selling out venues across the UK. Recent
performances include Kings Place, The Vortex, Cafe Oto, Eastbourne Folk Club,
Klezmer In The Park, Shambala Festival, Shtetl Neukeulln (Berlin), Corsica
Studios and the EFG London Jazz Festival. Last summer they were selected by BBC
Music Introducing to perform previews of Unfurl at Latitude Festival,
which was broadcast live across the BBC network.