NAFCo Launch:Celebrating the FiddleCommunity
19 April 19:30 - 22:00
Tonight's event is a taster of what is to come at the North Atlantic Fiddle Convention in July 2018.
Tonight's programme features: celebrated Tarland fiddler, Paul Anderson who, along with a host of top Aberdeenshire players, will showcase the rich and vibrant fiddle tradition of the North-East; fiddler and composer Patsy Reid, who, with pianist Alistair Iain Paterson, will share her own arrangements of traditional and new tunes, including a preview of a piece being commissioned for NAFCo 2018; Jani Lang and Janos kallai-cimbalom player are two Hungarian Roma musicians who will join forces in exploration of Eastern-European Gypsy music and beyond.
NAFCo is organised by the University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute.