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MUSIC

IMAGINARY LANDSCAPES

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In demand on the UK festival circuit, this performance will transcend anything you can imagine.

Poetry and Harp perfectly combine in this special event featuring words and semi improvised music with the critically acclaimed and award-winning poet, author and raconteur, Chris Tutton and leading British Harpist, Anne Denholm, joint Principal Harp with the BBC Concert Orchestra and who served as Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales from 2015-2019.

DATE: 13/07/24

TIME: Doors 5.30pm

VENUE: Church of the Holy Rood, Holybourne

Chris Tutton is the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of eight collections of poetry, the eighth, ‘Short Chapters From Sunset’ having been published in August. Coined by Ned Sherrin as “the master of the short poem” his work has also been described as “absolutely beautiful” by Alexander Waugh with Iain Anderson of BBC Scotland noting that it was “philosophy in poetry form” and the Sunday Times commenting on its “dramatic passion and dignity”.

Anne Denholm is one of the leading British harpists of her generation. She is joint Principal Harp with the BBC Concert Orchestra and served as Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales from 2015-2019. An Associate of the Royal Academy of Music she is a founding member of contemporary experimental quartet, ‘The Hermes Experiment’, who in 2021 were awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award, and has earned a strong reputation for her interpretations and powerful engaging performances across a variety of musical fields.

Chris and Anne have been performing their Imaginary Landscapes to enthusiastic audiences at festivals and events in the UK, including to sellout audiences at Hay and Oxford Arts Festivals, The Red House, Aldeburgh; Britten Pears, Cheltenham, Oundle and Burford Literature Festivals, Windsor, Canterbury and Rye Arts Festivals, Essex Book Festival and the Tunbridge Wells Poetry Festival etc.

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