Sunday Concerts


local JUNO Award winning musician and composer Details: The duo of Kirk Elliot and Katherine Hill will regale audiences with a repertoire that is a mix of Scandinavian, Canadian folk, Medieval/Renaissance, and Celtic with wee dash of pop!

 

Kirk Elliott is a local JUNO Award winning musician and composer and a respected fiddler. He has a Bachelor of Music degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, where he studied violin, electronic and early music. Kirk is also a founding member of Ensemble Polaris, a group dedicated to the performance of music of Northern countries, for whom he composes and plays Swedish and Scottish pipes, bouzouki and balalaika. Katherine Hill a singer and nyckelharpist (Swedish keyed fiddle) and has pursued study and work in Canada as well as across Europe. Her particular focus since 2003 has been the music of women’s communities of Medieval and Renaissance Europe. A long-time lover of Swedish traditional music, Katherine began playing nyckelharpa in 2008, traveling to Sweden to study at the Eric Sahlström Institute.

 

When: Sun, Feb. 24 at 3:00 pm
Where: Great Hall, Hart House
Cost: Free

 


Sunday ConcertsSunday Concerts is Hart House’s venerable concert series, making music and history in the majesty of the Great Hall since 1922. Through Canadian music icons such as Glenn Gould and Anton Kuerti to new musical voices and world music traditions, the Sunday Concert series offers patrons a chance to experience a delightful and adventurous musical journey in an environment where in the spirit of the Hart House vision ‘all rhythms, voices and traditions converge.’


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