16 Jan - 2 Feb 2020
New Talent

New Voices: Marit Fält

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Date
2nd Feb 2020
Time
1.00pm
Price
£13.75* includes booking fee
Age restrictions
Under 14s should be accompanied by an adult
Seating Type
Seated
Where
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Strathclyde Suite
Celtic Connections 2020

After a tumultuous past few years, spanning giddy creative highs and profound troughs of ill-health, the Scandinavian-born, Scottish-based multi-instrumentalist Marit Fält describes her New Voices composition, Irrationalities, as “an uncensored stream of consciousness”, charting these thrills and terrors while reflecting on their personal and artistic impact. Best known through her award-winning duo with fiddler Rona Wilkie – recent co-composers of a new live score to Norwegian silent movie Laila - Fält has drawn on both cross-genre and cross-cultural influences, seeking to promote discussion of mental health issues among the folk community. She features here mainly on mandola, leading an eight-piece ensemble of strings, accordion and clarinet.

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Venue details

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Strathclyde Suite
G2 3NY
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