Doors Open 45 minutes before performance
Non-members - £12
Members - £10 under 18s - £5
Virtuoso harpist Lily Neill recently re-located from the USA – via Ireland, Finland and Lithuania and is now delighting audiences around the UK with her faultless technique and varied repertoire.
Any pre-conceptions about harp music dissolve into her melting pot of dynamic compositions and exquisite arrangements of music. Her repertoire encompasses tangos, ragtime, harp, harpsichord and lute classics, as well as traditional music from Ireland and northern Europe alongside her own compositions. She is rightly recognized as one of the country’s most talented, eclectic and innovative harpists. Few musicians – let alone harpists! – perform such a varied programme.
Klezmer-ish is what happens when four classically trained musicians let their hair down, explore a wide range of music from travelling people across the world and fuse it all together into their own unique sound. Through exploring music from all sorts of musical and cultural backgrounds Klezmer-ish take us on a musical journey through klezmer, tangos, gypsy jazz, Irish fiddle music, Italian folk music and much more.
What makes them special is the rigorous nature of working in a full-time orchestra (they are all members of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra) and their individual backgrounds and passions as people and musicians. There is so much to explore and the incredible diversity of their repertoire is pretty unique.
All the music is original and arranged by the band.
A unique talent performing thought-provoking, evocative original songs in a wonderfully intimate manner. His beautifully crafted, folk-tinged material showcases his incredible, distinctive and intricate fingerstyle guitar work, an exciting blend of the folk-baroque, blues and classical styles, and his gently nuanced, compelling tenor vocals.
An inspiring poetic lyricist, Simon's live performances are intense and impassioned, the subject matter chiefly Scottish, yet with universal appeal. This concert is not to be missed.
'One of Scotland's very best singer-songwriters' (Sunday Herald).
'Stunning talent' (STV).
'Beautiful tunes, infinitely talented' (BBC Radio 3).
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