Fransesca Ter-Berg + LOA
Join renowned cellist and vocalist Francesca Ter-Berg and duo Genevieve Dawson and Rick Leigh, aka LOA, for a night of new music in an intimate basement venue setting. Please note there is very limited capacity so if you want to guarantee entry, buy your ticket in advance.
Francesca Ter-Berg is a cellist and producer with an in-depth improvisation and collaborative practice. She is known for her specialism in Eastern European traditional music (specifically Klezmer and Roma) which she has been studying in-depth for over 10 years. Her improvisation practice stems from studying with renowned improvisors in the US and UK—including Vijay Iyer,Okkyung Lee and Ashley Paul.
“Ter-Bergs vocals have a cool charm [whilst her] cello passionately laments” – Clive Bell, The Wire
LOA is a new collaboration between songwriter Genevieve Dawson and multi-instrumentalist Rick Leigh. What began as a lockdown project has emerged into a new sound all of its own, combining Rick’s love for rich and complex harmony with Genevieve’s lyricism and distinct voice. For lovers of Orlando Weeks, Joni Mitchell, Sufjan Stevens and Lianne La Havas. This debut gig at SJQ is their first offering of their new material.