AMAZING OFFERS: 1) 15% pre-show food discount at The Grasshopper. 2) £1 for young people (U18) and their ‘guardians’!
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July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Europa String Choir last performed at SoundCellar way back in 2010 (and again in 2020 via a livestream) so we are delighted to welcome them to The Grasshopper. The core duo of Cathy Stevens (Violectra) and Udo Dzierzanowski (Guitar) return with original trio member Alessandro Bruno (Guitar) for an evening of sonic beauty.

This gig will take place at The Grasshopper,
139 – 141 Bournemouth Rd, Poole BH14 9HT.

Ticket link below

Europa String Choir first formed as a trio in the summer of 1993, while rehearsing and performing in Rome, Italy and became a quartet a few years later. ESC’s mostly self-written, all instrumental music ranges from intricate and touching to strident and rocking, while always aware that silence is at its core.

Having worked mostly as duo between 2001 and 2013 (in which year Udo and Cathy moved to Germany for family reasons), a series of post-pandemic performances – one particularly enjoyable online appearance at SoundCellar in July 2020 – saw the ESC return to active service once more, first as a duo, then again as a trio.

The ESC is celebrating its 30th anniversary with various projects, including short bursts of touring, video-at-a-distance, in-person meetings, online posts of current live recordings, Guitar Craft/Guitar Circle-related projects and the writing of new material. In addition their very first duo album, featuring a couple of special guests, is now in its final production stages and will be released soon.

Cathy Stevens – Violectra
Udo Dzierzanowski – Guitar
Alessandro Bruno – Guitar

Entry is £15 + booking fee in advance through the below link, or £18 on the door (cash or card).

All advance ticket buyers will receive an exclusive link to a video of the evening’s performance, available for one month

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July 13
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


SoundCellar at The Grasshopper
139 - 141 Bournemouth Rd
Poole, Dorset BH14 9HT United Kingdom
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15% pre-show food discount at The Grasshopper. Our regular host The Grasshopper, is kindly offering a 15% discount on food from their restaurant prior to every SoundCellar gig! Just show your ticket for that evening’s performance (the Eventbrite QR code on your phone, or a printout). A table must be booked here or tel: 01202 741463 and food orders placed at least 60 minutes prior to the start time of the gig (eg by 7pm for a 8pm start).
£1 for young people (U18) and their ‘guardians’! Thanks to BCP Council’s Music Education Hub, Soundstorm, we are offering entry to all SoundCellar gigs for £1, when accompanied by an adult (entry also £1 for them!) Advance booking only, by emailing, up to one hour before the advertised start time. The offer is subject to seat availability, so for some of our gigs, it’s best to book early to avoid disappointment. This offer will continue for the foreseeable future, so now is the time to become a regular SoundCellar visitor!Soundstorm