16 Jan - 2 Feb 2020

New Tradition: Gillian Fleetwood, Rebecca Hill & Sarah MacNeil


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17th Jan 2020
Tron Theatre
£16.50* includes booking fee
Age restrictions
Over 14s only. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Seating Type
Celtic Connections 2020

Fittingly for Scotland’s oldest instrument, new harp music has been a cutting-edge force in our contemporary folk renaissance since Sileas and Savourna Stevenson’s early days. Building on that proud track-record, three of those artists’ leading current successors present their own original compositions. Gillian Fleetwood’s piece, inspired by the interplay of human ingenuity with nature, features an extremely rare, 205-year-old Erard pedal harp, belonging to Arbroath arts centre Hospitalfield House, together with clársach, string duo and guitar/electronic manipulation. Sarah MacNeil’s NorthBay, incorporating string quartet, was composed on Barra, where she began playing the harp at the Fèis, while first-class RCS graduate Rebecca Hill showcases material from her forthcoming debut EP.

A limited number of additional tickets will be released through via the Tron Theatre Box Office from November 24th.

Venue details

Tron Theatre
63 Trongate
G1 5HB
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