OKIEM is a pianist & composer who’s music is described as ‘cinematic classical’. He creates his signature sound by combining piano, orchestral instruments and synthesizers. He has toured on keyboards for many of the biggest artists in the music industry from Leona Lewis, Craig David, Jessie J, Tinie Tempah and John Legend! The unique wealth of experience with top class artists helps to shape his unique sound, compositions, and astounding live performance that continues to captivate his audiences.
OKIEM has been compared to composers such as Ludovico Einaudi & Olafur Arnalds. His contemporary take on the classical genre is expressed in the debut solo album XIRO which he recently launched and is now performing with his amazing string section at venues and events across the UK.
Make a night of it and join us in the Quaglino’s Bar before the main performance for our live acoustic sessions! Join Kristin from 18.30 with a voice and stage presence that will make you sit up and take notice. With a soulful, powerful delivery that sets her apart from the rest, she cites iconic, soulful singers such as Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples as her influences. Kristin also is the female vocalist for ALR’s flagship band The Soul Jets.
Acoustic Sessions, Bar: 18.30 – 20.30
Main Performance, Grand Stage: 21.00 – 22.20