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Sun, 29 Oct


St Mary's Church

Coffee Concert with Sarah Paterson - Harpist

An afternoon to hear wonderful music played on the harp by Sarah Paterson. Tickets for students/children are free so no need to book. NOTE NEW START TIME OF 12 NOON! Relax with a cuppa while you listen to our harpist.

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Coffee Concert with Sarah Paterson - Harpist
Coffee Concert with Sarah Paterson - Harpist

Time & Location

29 Oct 2023, 12:00

St Mary's Church, Claremont Gardens, Whitley Bay NE26 3SF, UK


Back home in Saltburn-by-the-sea, Sarah  enjoys an eclectic freelance career.  In addition to teaching the harp privately and at Yarm School, she regularly plays for weddings and other functions.

Sarah's programme opens with Grandjany's glittering Fantaisie on the second movement of Haydn's 53rd Symphony.  Pieces by Britten, Hindemith and van Delden explore the rich resonance of the pedal harp, while Watkins' Paraguayan-inspired Fire Dance evokes the ritual dances of South America.  The lyrical writing of Debussy, Jones, and folk music both old and new show the more familiar side to the harp, and by way of some well-known tunes, we come to Gliere's rousing Impromptu to round off the concert.

Click here to hear Sarah playing: > Sarah Paterson website


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