FitkinWall – Harpland at Eden Court, Inverness

Ruth Wall

FitkinWall have been working on a new album and show for 2023-24. Over the last couple of  years we have been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham has composed new works based on old Gaelic songs and tunes from bagpipe and fiddle books for my three harps – the beautiful medieval Gaelic … Read More

FitkinWall – Harpland at Anvil Arts, Basingstoke

Ruth Wall

“…composer Graham Fitkin and harpist Ruth Wall conjured a haunting sense of longing and loss, wringing contemporary resonance from traditional tunes.” Guardian on FitkinWall Harpland **** We are continuing to perform our new album and show in 2024.  Over the last couple of  years we’ve been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham has … Read More

FitkinWall – Harpland at Lakeside Arts, Nottingham

Ruth Wall

“…composer Graham Fitkin and harpist Ruth Wall conjured a haunting sense of longing and loss, wringing contemporary resonance from traditional tunes.” Guardian on FitkinWall Harpland **** We are continuing to perform our new album and show in 2024.  Over the last couple of  years we have been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham … Read More

FitkinWall – Harpland at The Stables, Wavendon, Milton Keynes

Ruth Wall

“…composer Graham Fitkin and harpist Ruth Wall conjured a haunting sense of longing and loss, wringing contemporary resonance from traditional tunes.” Guardian on Harpland **** FitkinWall continue to perform their new album and show in 2024.  Over the last couple of  years we have been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham has composed … Read More

FitkinWall – Harpland at Shetland Arts

Ruth Wall

FitkinWall have been working on a new album and show for 2023-24! Over the last couple of  years we have been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham has composed new works based on old Gaelic songs and tunes from bagpipe and fiddle books for my three harps – the beautiful medieval Gaelic … Read More

FitkinWall – Harpland at York NCEM

Ruth Wall

FitkinWall have been working on a new album and show for 2023-24! Over the last couple of  years we have been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham has composed new works based on old Gaelic songs and tunes from bagpipe and fiddle books for my three harps – the beautiful medieval Gaelic … Read More

FitkinWall – Harpland at Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Ruth Wall

FitkinWall have been working on a new album and show for 2023-24! Over the last couple of  years we have been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham has composed new works based on old Gaelic songs and tunes from bagpipe and fiddle books for my three harps – the beautiful medieval Gaelic … Read More

FitkinWall – Harpland at Stirling Tolbooth

Ruth Wall

FitkinWall have been working on a new album and show for 2023-24. Over the last couple of  years we have been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham has composed new works based on old Gaelic songs and tunes from bagpipe and fiddle books for my three harps – the beautiful medieval Gaelic … Read More

FitkinWall – Harpland at Queen’s Hall Edinburgh

Ruth Wall

FitkinWall have been working on a new album and show for 2023-24. Over the last couple of  years we have been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham has composed new works based on old Gaelic songs and tunes from bagpipe and fiddle books for my three harps – the beautiful medieval Gaelic … Read More

Harpland – FitkinWall – UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

Ruth Wall

FitkinWall have been working on a new album and show for 2023-24! Over the last couple of  years we have been exploring the Scottish Highlands and the theme of migration in its many forms. Graham has composed new works based on old Gaelic songs and tunes from bagpipe and fiddle books for my three harps – the beautiful medieval Gaelic … Read More

Ray Golding Sunset Series – New Connections – Townsville Civic Theatre

Ruth Wall

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.

AFCM – Homelands, Townsville Civic Theatre

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.

Ghostly Shadows – Townsville Civic Theatre

Ruth Wall

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.

Evening Safari – St James’ Cathedral – Townsville

Ruth Wall

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 … Read More

Cleveland Bay Concert – The Pavilion, The Ville Resort, Townsville

Ruth Wall

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. 

Governor’s Gala – Traces and Transformations – Townsville Civic Theatre, Australia

Ruth Wall

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. 

Australian Festival of Chamber Music – Opening night Concert – Creations

Ruth Wall

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.