Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments: The Longest Night


Event Date:

14th December


Overview

In Norway, the Lussinatten festival celebrates the longest night of the year. Legend has it that Lussi, a feared enchantress, punishes anyone who dares to work and, from Lussinatten until Christmas, spirits, gnomes and trolls roam the earth. Celebrate The Longest Night with devilish tunes, ancient Norwegian and English folk carols and other festive musical treats!
Award-winning Norwegian Hardanger fiddle player and singer, Benedicte Maurseth, SSAI’s director, Clare Salaman and harpist Jean Kelly, play hardanger fiddles, Swedish nyckelharpa, and clarsach (celtic harp). Their collaboration has resulted in a enchanting repertoire of songs, dances and instrumental pieces from Purcell and Playford to traditional Norwegian Hardanger fiddle tunes and ancient songs.
Advance tickets £13 (under 18s £5) available from the  Dartington Box Office (01803 847070).
Box Office opening hours 1pm – 7pm.
Tickets on the door £14/£5.

Location


12:00:00 12:00:00 Europe/London Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments: The Longest Night St Mary's Church
High Street
Totnes
TQ9 5NN
Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments: The Longest Night boxoffice@dartington.org

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