Event held on September 27

Omega Ensemble: Harp Fantaisie (Newcastle)

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Event runs from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM


Folksongs, Fantasies and frantic Fratres Jacques Ibert - Trio for Violin, Cello, and Harp Camille Saint-Saëns - Fantaisie for Violin and Harp Michael Glinka - Drei Russische Lieder Sally Whitwell - Harp Trio [World Premiere] Arvo Pärt - Fratres American harpist Emily Granger joins Omega Ensemble for the first time in a sparkling program of trios for harp, violin and cello. From the French charm of Ibert’s Trio for Violin, Cello and Harp and Saint-Saëns’ Fantaisie, to the dark Russian flavours of Glinka’s Drei Russische Lieder (Three Russian Songs) and the frantic energy of Fratres by celebrated Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. This program also features a world premiere work by Aria Award-winning pianist and composer Sally Whitwell, commissioned for Emily Granger and Omega Ensemble.