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Composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi is the latest star to bring classical music out of the concert hall and play at Yellow Lounge, a classical club night fusing live performance with a relaxed nightclub environment.
An unusual sight outside a classical concert? A bouncer on the door, and a huge queue of music-lovers waiting to see a performance of Einaudi's trademark minimalist music.
The audience arrive at Fabric, where they are greeted by beanbags on the floor next to the stage as they wait for Einaudi and his band of instrumentalists to grace the stage.
Einaudi's latest album, In a Time Lapse, features not only piano solos, but instrumental pieces. Here, a few members of the band perform live with the pianist.
The composer and pianist receives a round of applause from the appreciative audience at London's Fabric, after playing a selection of pieces from his new album, In a Time Lapse.
Einaudi claps the audience at his intimate gig on stage at Fabric. Around 600 people turned up to hear him perform.
It's a classical concert - but not as we know it. Einaudi's piano is projected on a big screen behind the players, and coloured lights with artwork from the In a Time Lapse album shine on the stage.
The sense of timelessness brought on by Einaudi's trademark minimalist music fits perfectly with the coloured lights and smoke effects.
Einaudi poses for a picture backstage in the break between his two sets.
Camera phones, standing up, and a cheering crowd - Einaudi commends the audience on their participation in the intimate gig.
Bringing the artwork from the album to life, the musicians perform a selection of upbeat music accompanied by percussion - perfect for later in the evening.
A more relaxing moment here, as the lights dim and Einaudi performs a solo piano piece. The audience are eerily silent as the music washes over them from the speakers.
Einaudi: composer, pianist, and orchestral director? The Italian musician shows his many skills as he directs the musicians from the piano.
Unlike a 'typical' classical concert, where the audience sit in auditorium seats far away from the orchestra, this evening's audience are right up close to the action, standing only a few metres away from the performers themselves.