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Christopher Culpo – Jazz at the Bakery Slow Life

by | Aug 21, 2017 | News | 0 comments

The music of Christopher Culpo is not easily categorized, and ranges through the world of clubs and concert halls, and theatre and dance.

As a pianist and composer across genres, Culpo lies at the confluence of contemporary jazz, free improvisation, and classical music.

He earned degrees in composition from Boston University and The Juilliard School and has performed at the Sydney Opera House and the Adelaide Cabaret Festival (Australia); many festivals in France; the Blossoms Festival (Belgium); Le Vie del Suono (Italy); the Radar Festival (Mexico City); the Christchurch Festival (New Zealand) and often in South Africa. This February his work for 2 cellos and marimba, An Aberrant Patch of Blue, was premiered in Paris.

In April he recorded his composition The Four Freedoms, based on the Norman Rockwell paintings, with his new quartet. He also recorded a recorded of improvised music with saxophonist Catherine Sikora in April.

Kalk Bay is honoured to have  Christopher Culpo at its centre on August 26th

WHEN: Sat 26th Aug 2017 20:00 – 22:00
WHERE: Olympia Bakery, Clairveaux Rd, Kalk Bay, Cape Town, South Africa, 7975

TICKETS: early bird R130; R160 Booking through Quicket

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