CHARLES HAZELWOOD ALL STAR COLLECTIVE

Charles Hazlewood’s All Star Collective, “A sort of avant-garde super group” – The Idler, is an ensemble dedicated to improvisation, featuring artists from across the musical spectrum. Ruth plays alongside musicians including saxophonist Andy Sheppard, Portishead’s Adrian Utley, Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory and conductor Charles Hazlewood, who first assembled the band to play Glastonbury in 2008. They have since played Glastonbury 2010 …

THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC

7th May 2010 The Passion of Joan of Arc Colston Hall, Bristol 0117 922 3686 Carl Theodor Dreyer’s classic silent film will be accompanied by a live premiere of the new score composed by Goldfrapp’s Will Gregory and Portishead’s Adrian Utley. Performers include six electric guitars, members of the Monteverdi Choir, percussion, horns and Ruth on harps.

FITKIN, OXFORD

29th April 2010 Fitkin St John’s College (Oxford Contmporary Music) St John’s College www.ocmevents.org 01865 305 305 Oxford Contemporary Music promote the high energy Fitkin band following their sell our London gig in February. Brass, winds, piano, guitar, bass, percussion and Ruth on harps.

FITKIN, SOUTHAMPTON

25th February 2010 Fitkin Southampton www.turnersims.co.uk 023 8059 5151 Seriously exciting, high energy Fitkin band consisting of brass, winds, piano, guitar, bass, percussion and Ruth on harps.

FITKIN, LONDON

15th February 2010 Fitkin Kings Place, London www.kingsplace.co.uk 020 7841 4860 The newly formed Fitkin band consisting of brass, winds, piano, guitar, bass, percussion and Ruth on harps. Line up: Joby Burgess, Simon Haram, Nick Moss, Noel Langley, John Lunn, Graham Fitkin, Alan Thomas, Aidy Spillet,

FITKIN , MANCHESTER

Fitkin RNCM, Manchester www.rncm.ac.uk 0161 907 5555 The newly formed Fitkin Group consisting of brass, winds, piano, guitar, bass, percussion and Ruth on harps.

FITKIN

10th February 2010 Fitkin Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham www.lakesidearts.org.uk 0115 846 7777 The newly formed Fitkin Group consisting of brass, winds, piano, guitar, bass

FITKIN

Fitkin Acorn Theatre, Penzance www.acornartscentre.co.uk 01736 363 545 The newly formed Fitkin Group consisting of brass, winds, piano, guitar, bass, percussion and Ruth on harps. DATE: 29th January 2010

THE OPERATORS

Penzance Exchange 7-9pm www.theexchangegallery.co.uk 01736 363 715 Opening night of a new work created by Ruth and visual artist Alessandra Ausenda. Combining a gigantic dress, a sound piece created from a battery of sewing machines and several live sewing machinists, The Operators explores the exploitative working conditions of much of the garment industry and alludes to the criminal network which …

NOLWENN

On March 3rd 2012 Ruth performed with Nolwenn Leroy at the major French awards ceremony, Victoires de la Musique in Paris.  Nolwenn was nominated for an award, following on from the success of her new album ‘Bretonne’ (produce by Jon Kelly) which features Ruth’s wire and lever harps. She also plays concert harp on Nolwenn’s album Le Cheshire Cat, produced …

SOLO WORK

Y-Gog – arr. by Graham Fitkin for bray harp Peninsula Run – Ruth Wall

SOLLEFTEA, SWEDEN

Ruth Wall Solleftea, Sweden Solo concert of ancient and brand new works for wire and lever harps.

SUNDSWALL, SWEDEN

Ruth Wall Sundsvall, Sweden Solo concert of ancient and brand new works for wire and lever harps.

TYNDRO FESTIVAL

Ruth Wall Tyndro Festival, Sweden Solo concert of ancient and brand new works for wire and lever harps.

WYNTER

In 2001 Ruth was again installed at the Tate Gallery performing works composed by Graham Fitkin and inspired by the work of Bryan Wynter. The music involved both natural and manufactured sounds, predominantly the sounds of the harp and of water. Sometimes these sources are very evident, and at other times Fitkin’s use of ring modulation and stereo delay alter …

PACKET OF SEEDS

‘If you had to leave your house in a hurry, never to return, what would you take with you? Think carefully, for the decision is a grave one that will have consequences in the topography of your life, past and future. What would you take? Photographs? Letters? Anything that could prove that what you are about to leave did once …

SANTI

In 2005 Ruth was commissioned by filmmaker Barbara Santi to compose a new score for a documentary film ‘Experiences of a Village Witch’ which explores the life of the only fully business registered witch in the UK, Cassandra Latham.  The film, shot over 5 years, follows Cassandra continuing the ancient role of wise woman in West Cornwall.

THE TATE PROJECT

The line of totality for the solar eclipse on August 11 1999 at 11.11 hit land first in West Cornwall. Tate St Ives marked this phenomenon by presenting As Dark As Light, a programme of contemporary arts events in which artists were commissioned to make new work in response to the eclipse and to the specific geography and history of …

EDEN PROJECT

The Eden Project in Cornwall opened in 2001. Since then Ruth has performed regularly in the huge Warm Temperate Biome. Ruth has created site specific work for solo harp, and has collaborated with other musicians and artists.  

BARBARA HEPWORTH PROJECT

Barbara Hepworth’s monumental sculptures inspired a collaboration in 2005 between Ruth and C-Scape Dance Company. Many of Hepworth’s sculpture’s are smooth, curved works and dinstinctive in their use of strings, creating waves of suspension and counter-tension. These strong forms provided a starting point for choreographer Sally Williams and Ruth, and their new work focuses on flow and movement within a …