"Extraordinary. A magical atmosphere from the first note!"

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19.1.2021 LIVESTREAM 10 Animo Live from Eden's Hill home studio

Tuesday 19th January 2021 at Eden's Hill home Studio

Tuesday Live at 12:45 LIVESTREAM 10 features Paul Hart's City Life 1&3...


Animo is a Contemporary Classical flute and piano duo that perform soulful timeless music

Animo = spirit, mind, emotion, intent, feelings

Sarah and Yanna launched Animo in Gloucester Blackfriars in October 2019.

Animo are all about performing soulful music with a myriad influences which means that since June 2020 Animo is officially 'Declassified'.Our performance style is inclusive, open, fun and laid back. We thrive in creating a connection with our audiences.

During the current pandemic, Animo went to work, started new projects and more recently LIVESTREAMING 5-10 minute concerts on YouTube (October 2020). 

ANIMO can tailor music to suit all audiences and ages. For samples of programmes and our repertoire, please have a look at Performance

We would be delighted to offer one of our exciting programmes for your venue or special event. To get in touch with us visit the Contact page

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"What a wonderful sound! I closed my eyes and took it all in. Just beautiful! "


"Simply mesmerising. "


"What an incredible night of beautiful musicianship! Wishing you all the success in the world!"


"Exquisite launch! Congratulations Yanna and Sarah and a huge well done to all involved in making Animo happen! It was wonderful to hear you play in concert! What a beautiful evening. Thank you! "


"Thank you- a true privilege to share your special evening. "


"We have been very privileged to have been here to listen to you both. "


"Absolutely Amazing! "

R and L

"My mother, M and I cannot thank you and Jan enough for inviting us to the launch of ‘Animo’. We were absolutely stunned by the venue, Blackfriars Priory and how 'J' enhanced the historic building so perfectly with the fairy lights and plants. The setting could not have been more perfect. "

M, M and C

"What a wonderful evening to be invited to - We wish you both the very best on your adventure."

S and N

"Extraordinary. A magical atmosphere from the first note!"


From the blog

Paul Hart, City Life

16th January 2021

Right now, 'City' and 'Life' seem canyons apart! This is, however, a tribute to a fabulous British composer PAUL HART, a bass player, violinist, pianist and life-long piano accompanist and jazz violinist to Cleo Lane and John Dankworth. What a CV!

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