29th Edinburgh International Harp Festival - Edinburgh and the Lothians, Edinburgh
Various, Wednesday, 14 April 2010
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Where: Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
This popular annual event includes workshops and concerts, as well as featuring a harp maker's exhibition where visitors will have the opportunity to try out instruments on display. There will also be music, CDs and a variety of harp-related pharaphernalia for sale. Concerts include performances by Martin Portillo & Triona Marshall; the Lewis Harp Group with Alison Kinnaird & Wendy Stewart; Paul Dooley, Rachel Newton & Lillias Kinsman-Blake; Maggie MacInnes Trio & Corrina Hewat, the Festival Orchestra & NA Clarsairean; and Tamnak Prathon Junior Harp Ensemble & the Rsamd Harp Quartet.
Workshops and courses include the Paraguayan Harp by Martin Portillo; Music's Lesson by Triona Marshall; Early Harp Music by Tom Daun; Self-Care for Harpists by Lesley Crozier; Starting to Sesson by Corrina Hewat and Scottish Intermediate by Alison Kinnaird. The 29th International Harp Festival Takes place on 9-14 April 2010 and is hosted by the Clarsach Society.