Wednesday 22 March 2023

Celebrating World Heart Beat Academy's new concert hall with Julian Joseph's 'Kayryouacou' performed by violinist Harriet Mackenzie

On Friday 24 March 2023, violinist Harriet Mackenzie and her Celoniatus Ensemble are hosting a concert in aid of the World Heart Beat Academy to celebrate the opening of the academy's new state-of-the-art performance venue in Nine Elms. Mackenzie will be giving the London premiere Julian Joseph's concerto, Kayryouacou, alongside music by Vivaldi and more. Kayryouacou was written for Mackenzie and was inspired by the island of Joseph's father’s birth, the Grenadines.

Mackenzie teaches violin at the academy and Joseph was the founder of the Julian Joseph Jazz Academy at World Heart Beat Academy.

The World Heart Beat Academy offers support to disadvantaged children learnning music and it opens its doors to any child wanting to learn music and provides free instruments and tuition. The academy started life in 2012 on Kimber Road in Wandsworth, in a converted space above Charles Wilson Engineers Ltd. It now welcomes over 350 students to its music learning space each week, offering a broad range of instrumental lessons, as well as the chance to play in ensembles such as jazz, orchestra and gig bands. The opening of a new concert hall marks a new chapter for the academy, enabling it to present concerts by emerging artists from the academy alongside international stars, and the hall's state-of-the-art recording facilities given students further inspirational tools.

Further details and tickets for the concert.

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