Concerts

Concerts take place in our two wonderful performance spaces – the museum itself and the Thames Tunnel Shaft

The Thames Tunnel Shaft

The Thames Tunnel Shaft is a huge underground chamber, half the size of Shakespeare’s Globe, directly above the railway. Before the trains came, the shaft echoed with applause for acrobats, tightrope walkers and serenaders performing in the tunnel. Now the shaft is a unique and stunning concert venue. Time Out listed the shaft as one of ‘London’s magical music venues’ and Radio 4 described it as an ‘underground cathedral’ .

The Museum

In the autumn and winter months concerts take place in the intimate setting of the museum itself. The museum has a wonderful acoustic, a lovely Bechstein grand piano and a welcoming bar!

The Nocturne Notes Two Piano Jazz and Blues Evening in the Brunel Museum: Wednesday 3 December 2014, 7.30pm

7.30pm. Sold Out. Extra show added at 6pm.

Nocturne Notes pianists Jenny and John (a volunteer at the Museum) will play a fabulous programme of music written for two pianos. The beautiful Bechstein piano in the museum will be complimented by a second Bechstein for this special occasion.

The varied programme with a strong jazz and blues theme will feature music by Dave Brubeck, George Gershwin, Richard Rodney Bennett, Hoagy Carmichael and others.

Tickets in advance for the 6pm show only

£8 plus 80p online booking fee:  http://www.wegottickets.com/event/299878

Musicians interested in playing here, or those that have played here before and would like to return, are warmly invited to contact us. Our venues are also available for recordings and rehearsals: please email info@brunel-museum.org.uk for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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