A HOST of internationally renowned performers will appear as part of the latest season at Turner Sims Southampton.

The fine music venue has announced the next wave of events to take place, through to July 2022.

Among the highlights are two visits from Associate Artists, the Chiaroscuro Quartet, including an exclusive collaboration with pianist Cédric Tiberghien.

Jazz pianist Tord Gustavsen performs with his trio in May, whilst more pianos – this time duets – feature in a Music and Archaeology Discovery Afternoon hosted by David Owen Norris.

Pianist Mishka Rushdie Momen makes her Turner Sims solo recital debut, hot on the heels of her Sky Arts Award nomination.

Distinctive sounds come from ensembles as diverse as saxophonist Issie Barratt’s ten-piece band INTERCHANGE, Will Guthrie’s gamelan collective Ensemble Nist-Nah, and Dan Mar-Molinero’s new group which explores the possibilities of jazz and Artificial Intelligence with guests Jasper Høiby and Julian Argüelles.

Vocal music ranges from Welsh National Opera’s Opera Classics to folk with The Unthanks; Clara Sanabras’ Songs of Spanish Exile with community choir USV to the captivating sounds of Saami singer Marja Mortensson.

International visitors in the jazz programme include two US artists showcasing new material: trumpeters Theo Croker and cover artist Marquis Hill.

Former Leeds Piano Competition winner Eric Lu is the first name announced for the Turner Sims Summer Nights series, which returns in July, with more Summer Nights announcements coming soon.

Tickets are on sale now.