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Ed Burgon, Tom Redman, Victoria Laurenson and Marit Fält. Newcastle University’s Folk and Traditional Music degree is a well-spring of hugely talented musicians, vividly demonstrated in this series of final year recitals.
Please note each recital is ticketed separately.
1pm: Ed Burgon
Ed Burgon is from The Cotswolds and his recital will focus on songs of Revolution, incorporating Traditional, Contemporary and Original songs to question to what extent music has influenced and inspired these uprisings.
2pm: Tom Redman
Tom hails from South Downs and the Town of Lewes and his recital features powerful songwriting, grass roots songs and traditional dance locked together to evoke natural cycles, childhood memories and a sense of place.
3pm: Victoria Laurenson
An accordion player from the Shetland Islands, Victoria Laurenson’s style has been influenced from there and further afield. Her varied repertoire includes Scottish tunes as well as tunes from Shetland, Sweden, England and France
4pm: Marit Fält
Marit Fält is an inventive and innovative mandola player from Sweden.She will perform a mixture of Scandinavian and British traditional music.
Please note that all recitals are free, but ticketed. You will be be asked to enter payment details when booking online, but you will NOT be charged for the event. Charitable donations to The Sage Gateshead remain at your discretion and you can opt out.
Newcastle University’s Folk and Traditional Music degree is a well-spring of hugely talented musicians, vividly demonstrated in this series of final year recitals. For the 2013 Future Traditions: Folk Degree Final Recitals click here.