A perfect way to complete your time in Townsville with a final concert on Magnetic Island. Music by Festival artists including Wu Man, Amy Dickson and Ruth Wall.
Ruth plays the traditional English dance tune My Lady Carey’s Dompe on Renaissance bray harp and joins mezzo soprano Lotte Betts-Dean to perform the traditional Irish tune My Lagan Love. Other composers featured in this concert include Astor Piazzolla, Xiaogang Ye, Pavel Fischer, Connor D’netto and Franz Liszt.
Ruth plays a 13th C English Estampie and 16C English work Greensleeves on Renaissance bray harp in an evening of music hosted by Christopher Lawrence. The concert also features Tan Dun’s Concerto for string quartet and pipa and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Trio in A minor Op.50.
During the concert Kathryn Stott chats with Timo-Veikko Valve, Lotte Betts-Dean, Aura Go, Ruth Wall and the Australian String Quartet. Ruth will also perform her own work Pibroch Patterns on Gaelic wire strung harp.
Ruth performs Douce Dame Jolie by Guillaume De Machaut on bray harp in an evening of music focusing on Moscow and Paris, hosted by Christopher Lawrence.
Ruth features on concert harp in Claude Debussy’s Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp, L.137 alongside Sally Walker (flute) and Jennifer Stumm (viola). In this work Debussy looked back far beyond the impressionism of his earlier works to the emotional reserve and textural clarity of the music of the French baroque. It is one of Debussy’s most uncompromisingly modern creations, about …
Artistic Director Kathy Stott has created a menu of musical journeys based around chemistry, colour, rhythm, jazz and personal memory in a three part concert ending with gypsy fireworks. Ruth joins percussionist Timothy Constable in Steve Reich’s Clapping Music.
From Chinese folk music, to Schoenberg’s truly exquisite ‘Verklärte Nacht’, this program pays homage to the vivid worlds of song, tone poems and an instrument Mozart enjoyed taking to new heights. Ruth will perform on concert harp with Wu Man (pipa) and percussionist Timothy Constable in the Australian première of Yao Dance.
Kathryn Stott, the Artistic Director of AFC has invited Ruth to perform on harps throughout the 2019 Australian Festival of Chamber Music Festival taking place in Townsville. She will play Graham Fitkin’s Recur on concert harp with the Goldener String Quartet on the opening night in Townsville Civic Theatre.