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Lois Nicol, Bernard Wright and Nathan Armstrong. 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: Lois Nicol
Lois Nicol is a fiddle player from the Shetland Isles. A previous winner of Shetland’s ‘Young Fiddler of the Year’, she will also be performing a mix of material from neighbouring Scandinavian countries and beyond.
2pm: Bernard Wright
Bernard Wright is a fiddle player from Nottinghamshire, inspired by the distinct fiddling tradition of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Expect blasts of strathspeys, jigs and reels contrasted by gentle airs and a few surprises.
3pm: Nathan Armstrong
Nathan Armstrong from Shilbottle, Northumberland performs his Accordion recital focusing on the traditional music of Northumberland.
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.