From l-r Yaron Stavi, double bassist with the Nigel Kennedy Orchestra, Adnan Al-Sayegh, Iraqi poet, Jenny Lewis, Nico Hobhouse, organiser of the event for Student PEN Oxford and John Greening, fellow Carcanet Poet.
Here’s the poster for Wednesday 5th November 2014.
John Greening, Adnan Al-Sayegh and I will be performing in a programme of Remembrance, Poetry and Music at Trinity College from 5.15-6.45pm with Yaron Stavi, the brilliant double bassist who plays with Nigel Kennedy among other world-class orchestras and bands.
Thanks to Dennis Harrison for putting us in touch with Yaron. The evening ail start with a reading of Anthem for Doomed Youth in English and Arabic, by Student PEN President Nico Hobhouse and Adnan – with musical improvisations by Yaron. Picture of Yaron by Tali Atzmon.