Please find details below of our exciting line up, coming up over the next two months.
Wednesday 11th October 1pm-2pm – Atrium 1, Guy’s Hospital
Central African Music
Zong Zing All Stars play uplifting music called Cavacha. It is the core rhythm of Central African music that has given rise to ‘Soukous’ in the Democratic Republic of Congo, ‘Makossa’ in Cameroon and ‘Coupe Decale’ in the Ivory Coast. The music is steeped in folklore. Since their formation they have gone from strength to strength, playing and rocking packed audiences in and around London and at some of the UK’s top mainstream music festivals. At larger festivals the band often appears with a number of dancers and acrobats added to their basic line up.
This is music to touch your senses!
Wednesday 18th October 1pm-2pm – Atrium 1, Guy’s Hospital
Classical & pop covers
The Asaka Quartet is a prizewinning string quartet formed in 2021 at the Royal Academy of Music in London where they are the 2022/23 Chamber Music Fellows. Yielding from China, Hong Kong and Scotland, the Asaka’s each bring with them their own identities. As close friends, growing up on opposite sides of the world to the most contrasting of cultures, they have a keen interest in learning and experiencing new things, which lead them to enjoy discovering and sharing underrepresented music. Through presenting creative and innovative programmes, they invite their audiences to discover new repertoire from a fresh and exciting perspective.
Wednesday 1st November 1-2pm – Atrium 1, Guy’s Hospital
Balkan Gypsy and folk music
Tatcho Drom stage a vibrant show of beautiful melodies and dancing rhythms from Eastern Europe and the Balkans. are considered one of the UK’s leading exponents of Romany Gypsy music. Their name translates to ‘True Journey’ from Romanes, the language of Romany Gypsies.
Wednesday 8th November 1-2pm – Atrium 1, Guy’s Hospital
Yuri Sabatini and Caroline Jaya-Ratnam
Winner of the Royal Opera House and BP Summer Screen Singing Competition as Best Male Opera Singer in 2008, Yuri Sabatini is a versatile artist with a beautiful tone of voice, emotional interpretation, and stage presence.
Prize-winning pianist, Caroline Jaya-Ratnam, read music at Cambridge University. Following her Masters degree she was appointed Junior Fellow at the Royal College of Music. She has toured internationally as a pianist and as a singer.
Wednesday 15th November 1-2pm – Atrium 1, Guy’s Hospital
Absolute Bollywood strives to make Bollywood and Indian dance more accessible in the UK. The internationally acclaimed dance group, based in London, has performed at events at Cannes Film Festival, Summer Surprises in Dubai, Indian Festival in Egypt, Paris, Germany & Mumbai in the last two years. The company offers exciting entertainment for every special occasion and high quality instruction for students of all skill and experience levels.
Wednesday 22nd November 1-2pm – Atrium 1, Guy’s Hospital
Sowmya is a creative in the fields of music and dance, and is also passionate about nature, health and wellbeing. Sowmya sings a variety of languages and styles, primarily Hindi songs.
Wednesday 29th November 1-2pm – Atrium 1, Guy’s Hospital
Classical and Jazz Pianist
Born and raised in London’s dynamic Hackney, Josiah Wade is a pianist whose musical journey beautifully marries classical virtuosity with jazz vibrancy. With over 15 years at the keys, Josiah’s love for music began early, guiding him to pursue classical music from a young age. He later discovered Jazz after being introduced to the acclaimed Jazz pianist and composer Julian Joseph. Inspired by musical greats such as Chopin, Herbie Hancock, Rachmaninoff and Oscar Peterson, Josiah’s performances are a dynamic tapestry of influences. He currently balances music and construction work together, where he’s found on the building site by day, and on the piano by night.