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Manchester Harp Festival: Opening Recital

19 January 2024 | 7:30 pm

A celebration of the enchanting melodies and ethereal sounds from one of the most remarkable instruments.

Manchester Harp Festival opens in style with a recital from Louise Thomson, Marie Leenhardt, Anne Marie O’Farrell and Esther Swift. Together, they make up one of the most phenomenal group of harpists in the country. 

The programme:

Esther Swift: Time Spinner
Jerome Kern, arr. P. Baker: All the Things You Are
Johann Sebastian Bach, trans. Anne-Marie O’Farrell: Prelude from Cello Suite no. 6 in D major, BWV 1012
Louis Spohr: Fantasie in C minor op. 35
Franz Schubert, trans. Anne-Marie O’Farrell: Fantasie, op. 103, D. 940
Interval
“Expectations of a Lifetime” (Set performed by Esther Swift)
Charles-Marie Widor, trans. Anne-Marie O’Farrell: Toccata from Symphony for Organ no. 5 in F minor, op. 42

Tickets 

Alternatively, you can buy an all-access ticket to the festival to include the above concert, plus all of the other events including the mesmerising Anneleen Lenearts’s recital on the Saturday evening.

You can find full bios for the performers, as well as details on other performers and workshop leaders in the Manchester Harp Festival here.

Details

Date:
19 January 2024
Time:
7:30 pm
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Performer(s)
Louise Thomson (harp)
Region
North West
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Venue

Stoller Hall
Hunts Bank Manchester M3 1DA England + Google Map
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21/07/2024