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.”

Karl Jenkins Signature

Karl Jenkins knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015

Karl Jenkins knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015

Sir Karl Jenkins has been awarded a Knighthood (Knight Bachelor) in the Queen's Birthday Honours, announced on 12 June 2015, for "services to...
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An interview with Karl Jenkins

An interview with Karl Jenkins

This interview was conducted with Karl in April 2015

 

When did you first develop an interest in music?

 

Well I was fortunate that...

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Showcase your performance!

Showcase your performance!

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

To celebrate the release of Karl Jenkins’s @DGclassics Motets album check out our #SingMotets competition here! http://bit.ly/1sfxWWE

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Manchester Bridgewater Hall Sunday, May 08, 2016 Read More


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Birmingham Symphony Hall Saturday, May 07, 2016 Read More


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The Royal Festival Hall Friday, May 06, 2016 Read More


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The Royal Albert Hall Friday, October 30, 2015 Read More


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The Glam Organisation Gala Concert Saturday, August 29, 2015 Read More


 

 

 

 

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