Ruth performs Maurice Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro for harp, flute, clarinet and string quartet with Sally Walker (flute), David Griffiths (clarinet) and the Australian String Quartet in a programme alongside Sergei Prokofiev’s Sonata No.1 for violin and piano in F minor, Op.80 and Jessica Wells Dancing with Diaghilev.
A fascinating program spanning 400 years with musical time travel at its heart, with music by Manuel Maria Ponce, Thomas Adès, György Ligeti and Maurice Ravel. Ruth joins mezzo soprano Lotte Betts-Dean in John Dowland’s Flow, my tears (arranged Ruth Wall).
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 …
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.
FitkinWall will be joined by Alex Lee – guitarist with Goldfrapp, Placebo and MD for Florence and the Machine in a new show which focuses on Fitkin’s trademark rhythmic drive and ingenuity. The album will be written for harps, moog and guitars will be recorded in November 2018.