Improvisational cellist and composer Nina Plapp, who originally hails from the Isle of Wight, is heading home to play for 2 nights only with The Hidden Compass Quartet at Ventnor Arts Club later this month.

Nina studied in London and has gone on to perform with major international pop artists including Rox, Angie Brown (Fatboy Slim, Bizarre inc.), Alison David (Red Snapper) and Cantopop star, Alan Tam. She has just completed a radio documentary for the BBC charting her recent adventure exploring the musical heritage of the gypsy community in Rajasthan.

The Islander is now coming back to the Isle of Wight with The Hidden Compass Quartet to perform at Ventnor Arts Club, which is perfectly suited to their music, on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th April.

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Hidden Compass Quartet was formed in London in 2018 and is made up of players from around the world – Hong Kong, UK, Russia and Poland. The quartet has come together through a shared interest and belief in improvisation within the classical structure. Using both ideology from jazz and early classical music to find the playfulness and spontaneity in the roots of classical music so that each performance is different. Their performance program is a mix of Mendelssohn, Borodin and pieces from around the world.

A very special evening is in store with a truly international quartet of young musical talent, which includes Wai Sin, Anastasia Sofina and Magdalena Cieslak.

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