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Tribute to Olafur Arnalds by Mystery Ensemble

at 18:30
18 – 35
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✨А unique concert on November 18th will take place at 8 pm in an ancient church in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The evening programme includes the best works of renowned Icelandic contemporary composer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, Ólafur Arnalds, performed by the extraordinary Mystery Ensemble in an intimate & relaxing atmosphere. 

Arnalds' creations are a pure, penetratingly sophisticated world that cannot be entered with dirty shoes. Minimalistically fragile, beautiful in its melancholy composition is full of stories that everyone will see in their own way. Ólafur is not limited to working with the piano alone; he brilliantly combines classical music with electronic music, blends strings and piano with electronic beats, creating unique and enchanting melodies.

Arnalds received the BAFTA TV Craft Award for Best Original Music in 2014. In 2020, Ólafur was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music for Apple TV+ series "Defending Jacob." In 2021, he received two nominations at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards.

✨Immerse yourself fully in the enchanting world of Ólafur Arnalds' music on our concert.

Duration: 60 minutes (Doors open 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time & late entry is not permitted)

Performers +

🎻 Mystery Ensemble

The mysterious fleur of the concert will be created by the unique connection between musicians with the surrounding them architecture & lights. Lights installation over the vaults of the 19th-century church and stately pipe organ help the ensemble to transfer the audience into the cryptic world of her majesty’s the music.


Mystery Ensemble is a group of professional musicians performing unique programs on non-standard venues around UK.
Experience outstanding works from different eras, experimental music, tributes, and world soundtracks of films and series, as well as absolutely unique programs and immersive shows. All music presented in author's arrangements. With the possibility of independent choice of the program, unexpected locations, and flexibility of the format, our team of professional musicians is inspired to bring their favorite music to life.
Founded in 2021, our studio of contemporary music has grown rapidly, with over 40 shows in the UK in its first year of performing. Our founder, Almin Alexander, has devoted more than 12 years of his life to the music industry and the development of cultural initiatives around the world, working with many outstanding musicians and musical groups.
The ensemble's repertoire contains an incredible amount of music. Just look at some of the programs so dearly loved by our viewers: these are tribute concerts of such great composers as Ludovico Einaudi, Hans Zimmer, John Williams, Ólafur Arnalds, Joe Hisaishi, or the minimalists' John Cage and David Lang, along with At the same time, the ensemble performs popular soundtracks from sensational TV shows and movies: The Witcher, Wednesday, The Young Pope, Harry Potter, a variety of Disney and Pixar films, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit saga, Spencer, Star Wars and others. There is also the unique music of Enigma, Enya, combined with neoclassical music, or world rock hits, and tributes to the legendary Michael Jackson, Queen and the Beatles. For lovers of the classics, the ensemble collection contains music by W.A. Mozart, J.S. Bach, L.V. Beethoven, R. Wagner, I. Strauss, P.I. Tchaikovsky, S.V. Rachmaninov, and all key composers - classics. And much more. Every month the studio releases new programs and updates the existing repertoire.
For some projects, the team gathers as part of a chamber or small symphony orchestra.
Join us and experience the creative energy and passion that drives our team to bring music to life in unforgettable ways.

Programme +
  • Tomorrow’s song
  • This place is a shelter 
  • Fyrsta 
  • Lag fyrir Omnu 
  • Oldurot 
  • Poland 
  • Agust 
  • Ljosio 
  • Erla’/s waltz 
  • 0952 
  • Saman (string quartet) 
  • We contain multitudes 
  • New grass 
  • Reminiscence 
  • Verser 
  • World of amber 
  • Lynn’s theme 
  • Nyepi 
  • Doria 
  • Saman 

*Please note that the programme is subject to changes 

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Tribute to Olafur Arnalds by Mystery Ensemble
£ 18 – 35