Sturla Eide & Philip Miles, with Nordic Folk Tunes Workshop

Folk at the New Room presents an evening of Nordic folk from Sturla Eide and Philip Miles

The duo weave their differing musical roots into a wonderfully diverse yet intricate tapestry of sound. Expect to hear the finest folk melodies blended with beautiful piano accompaniments and upbeat tunes on accordion and fiddle.  Learn your own nordic folk tunes at the workshop led by the duo before the concert.

Monday 8th April 2019, 7.30pm
(doors 7pm, cafe open from 6.30pm)
Unreserved seating. Adult £14/£12 Adv. Concessions £12/£10 Adv.
Under 18 – £9 (includes workshop) / Under 12 – Free
Tickets available in the New Room shop, on Eventbrite (online booking fee applies), or on the door.

Nordic Folk Tunes workshop, 5.30pm-6.30pm
Discover Norwegian folk as the duo teach Nordic tunes prior to the concert – all ages welcome.
Bring your instrument, or just come along and listen!
Workshop will last 1 hour. Tickets £10 / Under 18 – £9 (includes concert) / Under 12 – Free

Buy your workshop and concert ticket in advance together for Adult – £20 / Concessions – £18 / Under 18 – £9 / Under 12 – free
Tickets available in the New Room shop, on Eventbrite (online booking fee applies), or on the door.

As one of the foremost performers of the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle, Sturla Eide has won many awards and released several albums. His versatile playing earns him great respect in the folk world.

UK pianist and piano accordionist, Philip Miles will be performing with Sturla on their UK tour debut. Cheltenham born Philip has absorbed folk music from his youth into his own unique and virtuosic piano playing.

“Beautiful and evocative arrangements from a very talented fiddle and piano duo” – Johnny Coppin, BBC Acoustic Show, Across the West & BBC Sounds

Tickets available in the New Room shop, on Eventbrite (online booking fee applies), or on the door.

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John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

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