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City of London Sinfonia: CLoSer: Alternative Love SongsThe second City of London Sinfonia CLoSer concert - a series of short recitals presented in the relaxed setting of The Village Underground - offers an alternative Valentine's Day experience with a programme that blends baroque and contemporary love songs. Pieces by Machaut, Dowland, Purcell, and Handel are performed along with new songs and arrangements from singer-songwriter Mara Carlyle who appears with soloist soprano Elin Manahan Thomas.

 

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Easily recognisable for its disused tube carriages elevated well above the ground, Village Underground is an evolving project in Shoreditch building an international platform for creativity and culture. The ex tube carriages have been recycled to form creative studios and galleries for film, photography, music, design and other artistic endeavours. More about Village Underground

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Village Underground, 54  Holywell Lane      EC2A 3PQ
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Village Underground, 54  Holywell Lane      EC2A 3PQ
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Village Underground, 54  Holywell Lane      EC2A 3PQ
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