Fran & Flora
Reinventions of traditional Eastern European melodies and songs

Saturday July 20 3pm £12/£10/£4 (U18)  BUY TICKETS

Francesca Ter-Berg cello/vocals
Flora Curzon violin/vocals

Multi-award-nominated experimental/folk duo Fran & Flora captivate audiences with their reinventions of traditional Eastern European melodies and songs which draw inspiration from archival recordings, recovered manuscripts and studying with traditional masters, infusing source material with drones, loops, free improvisation and electronics to create a ‘border-defying’ aesthetic (Mojo).

They have appeared live in session on Giles Peterson’s WorldWide FM, BBC 6 Music with Cerys Matthews, BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, Soho Radio and were nominated for ‘Best Live Act’ by the AIM Independent Music Awards and Songlines Music Awards.

Known for their dynamic live performances, the duo has sold out venues across the UK and have performed at festivals across Europe and North America including Songlines EncountersShambalaEFG London Jazz FestivalBetween the LinesSmugglers FestivalFire In The MountainShietl Neukolln and Hidden Notes.

‘Indisputable virtuosity and a down-to-earth gleefulness’ Songlines Magazine

‘a string duo bound for glory’ BBC Radio 3 Late Junction

‘brave & classy’ Robin Denselow, The Guardian

‘the kind of quality that you couldn’t fake or acquire in a hurry’  Tom Robinson BBC Radio 6 Music