Karl Jenkins
"The music of Karl Jenkins is a gift to humanity"
Terry Waite

Welcome to Sir Karl Jenkins' Official Website

“Very late one night in 1997, across a dark and deserted St. Mark’s Square, Venice, I saw a painting, lit like a beacon, drawing me inexorably to the window of Galleria Ravagnan. It made a deep impression on me and as my wife and fellow musician, Carol, remarked, it looked like my music sounded. I simply had to have it so I returned the next day, bought the painting and began a long friendship with gallery owner Luciano Ravagnan. On a return visit, a year or so later, I met and befriended the artist only for us both to discover that he, not knowing who had bought his painting, had been painting to my music!

Thus the paintings on the site are by the eminent Italian artist, Andrea Vizzini.[ www.andreavizzini.com ] whose work reflects, pictorially, the ethos of my music; of today but with a traditional core. Enjoy your visit but more importantly, enjoy the music.”

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Sir Karl Jenkins Music Award in association with Classic FM.
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Decca Signing & New Album ‘Symphonic Adiemus’

Decca Signing & New Album ‘Symphonic Adiemus’

Monday, September 04, 2017

Sir Karl Jenkins, the most performed living composer, has signed to Decca Records in a multi-album deal, starting with the release of his...

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The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace National Tour

The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace National Tour

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sir Karl Jenkins conducts a superb concert of his much loved work, including THE ARMED MAN With excerpts from his most popular works...

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Music Award in association with Classic FM

Music Award in association with Classic FM

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Following the success of last year’s award, won by flautist Emma Halnan, we are pleased to announce details of the third competition.

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The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace, Birmingham Saturday, October 21, 2017 Read More


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The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace, Manchester Sunday, November 19, 2017 Read More


 

 

 

 

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