This concert will be taking place online via Facebook Live.
Follow us on a journey through nine concerts taking in a range of musical genres, from the traditional to the unexpected. Over the course of the series, you will hear three different instruments presented in three different ways each. Every week we also ask our performers to respond to themes suggested by the collections in our world famous Library. For this concert, the theme is Hair.
The concerts will be streamed live from our Facebook page at 13:00 on the day of the concert, with details of their programme available on this webpage.
Music brings people together and offers comfort in difficult times, and our lunchtime concerts were first created as a way of raising morale during the Second World War. Learn more about the history of our lunchtime concerts and the legacy of Dame Myra Hess through our online gallery.
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Our lunchtime concerts have been a tradition since 1948, providing inspiration and respite from the world outside for an hour a week in a relaxed performance environment. We always pay our musicians for these performances, but the concerts are free to audiences. Help support these concerts by donating here.
Jackson 5 Medley
Berry Gordy/Bob West/Willie Hutch/Hal Davis
Carole King Medley
Curtis Williams/Jesse Belvin/Gaynel Hodge
Billie Joe Armstrong/Mike Dirnt/Tré Cool
I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker
Tom Gilbert/Sandi Thom
Saving All My Love for You
Michael Masser/Gerry Goffin
Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim
Meet the Artist
Not your average barbershop quartet, The Ashatones are a close knit group of professional musicians and friends who began singing together at the University of Leeds in 2013.
With an extensive back catalogue of original arrangements, The Ashatones perform a wide range of music spanning various decades and musical genres, with tunes by Carole King, Green Day and Lizzo, to name but a few.
Read their full bio on their website: theashatones.co.uk
Need to Know
- 13:00 – 13:55
- Bishopsgate Institute