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Singing With Nightingales: Battersea

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - May 17 @ 12:00 am


Folk musician Sam Lee and friends will perform in the beautiful surroundings of Battersea Arts Centre’s Council Chamber together with a live-streamed soundtrack from one of Britain’s rarest birds – the nightingale – directly from a secret woodland location near Lewes, Sussex.

This unique experience brings together the famously-beautiful singing of the birds from the wilds of Sussex and some very special human musicians. A technician in the woods will seek out the finest voiced nightingales and transmit a high fidelity live performance directly into the venue to which Sam and special guest musicians will improvise.

Since bursting on to the folk scene, Londoner Sam Lee has blazed a dizzying trail as a singer, nature lover, song collector and folk music impresario. With a rich and resonant voice, Sam is also the founder and dying force behind the eclectic, award-winning folk club The Nest Collective. Sam’s debut album, Ground of its Own was nominated for the 2012 Mercury Music Prize. His second album, The Fade in Time (2015) has been equally feted. 
The song of the nightingale has been captivating human hearts and imaginations since ancient times and our Singing With Nightingales events give guests the chance to experience this same timeless magic in ear-tingling proximity’ Sam Lee




May 16 @ 8:00 pm
May 17 @ 12:00 am


Battersea Arts Centre
Lavender Hill
London, SW11 5TN United Kingdom
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