Join us for a unique summer evening with internationally renowned harpist Ruth Wall. Performing on her three distinctive harps, Ruth plays an enchanting mix of old and new tunes from around the British Isles. From Highland jigs and Welsh folksongs to Irish laments and Classical favourites she celebrates the range of music for these majestic instruments, with a few surprises up her sleeve.
The evening will be introduced by celebrated composer Graham Fitkin.
'Immaculate playing' BBC Music Magazine
Scottish harpist Ruth Wall has performed at the Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Royal Opera House, Gucci 75th celebrations in Rome and Florence, Radio City New York, as part of the London Olympic celebrations and for the HRH Prince of Wales and HRH The Queen. She has performed as a soloist with the London Chamber Orchestra and the BBC Concert Orchestra and toured extensively with British band Goldfrapp, Kathryn Tickell and her partner the composer Graham Fitkin.
She has recorded at Abbey Road, Maida Vale Studios and has appeared on BBC Radios 1, 2, 3 and 4 and on on TV – Jools Holland and Jay Leno’s shows amongst others. In 2014 she toured to Castles and palaces in the UK including Holkham Hall, Fyvie Castle, Culzean Castle, Glendurgan and Lacock Abbey with her album The Three Harps of Christmas.
For your comfort and safety
All performances will run without an interval.
All our performances will be relaxed, so you are free to leave your seat at any time during the show to visit the toilets or purchase refreshments. If you do leave your seat during the performance, we ask you to cover your face as you may briefly pass near to other audience members.
Minack padded seats will not be available to hire for performances, but you are welcome to bring your own cushion.