Celtic Connections 2020 on the 24th January 2020 at 7.30pm at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, New Auditorium.
A night of international duo-based diversity, hosted by the decade-old Shetland/Devon partnership of Shetland fiddler Ross Couper and flautist/guitarist Tom Oakes, whose cited influences stretch from Arabic hip-hop to Scandinavian jazz. “A magical musical odyssey” (North-West Evening Mail)
Estonia’s enthralling Duo Ruut play together on a single kannel zither, accompanying re-imagined traditional songs and innovative original compositions.
Following 2019’s latest brilliantly idiosyncratic solo release, Old Friends & Exhausted Enemies, the ever-inventive multi-instrumentalist/composer Luke Daniels introduces his new collaboration with pioneering Syrian oud player Rihab Azar, intermingling Middle Eastern and Celtic music.