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Pluck - Concert Harp & Blue Celtic Harp.

Location: Coronation Hall, 37 Hall Rd, Bannockburn
Region: Bannockburn
Dates: Wed, 5 September 2018 @ 2pm

  • Pluck - Concert Harp & Blue Celtic Harp.

Arts on Tour New Zealand - Helen Webby.

Helen loves to take her harp out of the orchestra and on the road where she can share the music and stories related to this magical musical instrument.

On her latest AOTNZ tour she’ll be showcasing the Celtic music of Wales, Ireland and Scotland, along with some glorious Baroque music by J.S. Bach, and then on to Paris and La Belle Epoche with the music of Claude Debussy and Gabriel Faure.

The first half of programme is a mini history of the pedal harp, with pieces chosen to show the development of the double action pedal harp, invented by Frenchman Sebastien Erard.

The second half showcases the Blue Carbonfibre Celtic harp, with music from Brittany, Scotland and Ireland. As well, the Concert harp is plugged in for some jazz surprises – ‘Duke’, inspired by Duke Ellington, and Mozart’s ‘Alla Turca Jazz’.

Book: Door sales only.

Tickets: $10.00.

Location

Coronation Hall, 37 Hall Rd, Bannockburn

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