FIRELIGHT Trio are a new band from Scotland who will bring their colorful array of European folk music – from Balkan music to Scandinavian polkas and irresistible klezmer – to rural Dorset this autumn.
Three Dorset communities will hold special concerts in partnership with rural arts charity Artsreach, including Wootton Fitzpaine, near Lyme Regis.
Scottish ensemble Firelight Trio play evocative, inventive and endlessly exciting European folk music.
With over 25 years of experience as professional musicians in bands such as Moishe’s Bagel, Gavin Marwick’s Journeyman and many more, Firelight Trio’s repertoire is built on a foundation of European folk music, encompassing both traditional material and superb original compositions strongly influenced by the group. members’ individual, diverse and extensive musical experience.
Driving violin and majestic nyckelharpa meet deep accordion grooves in a rich tapestry of lively Swedish polskas and Scottish reels, singsong French waltzes, foot-tapping klezmer, dazzling original melodies and more.
With Phil Alexander, Gavin Marwick and Ruth Morris, attend the Firelgiht Trio at Wootton Fitzpaine Village Hall on Friday November 11th. Tickets are available by calling 01297 560948 or visiting the website www.artsreach.co.uk
They will also perform at Brianstpuddle Village Hall on Saturday 12 November (07788 100273) and Shillingstone on Sunday 13 November (01258 860319).
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