This year’s festival will be hybrid with separate in-person and online zoom courses, in-person/filmed workshops and in-person/filmed concerts.
We’ll be updating this post daily from Monday the 31st January with who you can expect to see performing and tutoring at the festival!
- Monday 31st Jan: We begin our daily announcements letting you know the fantastic artists and tutors who will be appearing at this years festival – check back here to see who the latest is!
- Thursday 10th February: Our box office will open for all in-person and on demand EIHF ’22 events.
- Friday 8th- 11th April: The 41st Edinburgh International Harp Festival.Iin-person at George Watson’s College, Edinburgh and online to the world.
OUR LIST SO FAR….
SAVOURNA STEVENSON & STEVE KETTLEY (Scotland) – Performing as a duo on harp and sax.
TRISTAN LE GOVIC (Brittany) – Breton harp
CORRINA HEWAT’S “THE SONG of the OAK and the IVY” – another chance to hear the EIHF (2010) 80th/30th Festival commission), composed by Corrina Hewat and performed live by Corrina, Bill Taylor, Heather Downie, Tristan le Govic, Mary Macmaster and Wendy Stewart.
WENDY STEWART (Scotland) – Solo harp/voice
CALUM & MÀIRI MACLEOD (Scotland) – Brother & sister duo
MAEVE GILCHRIST (Scotland/USA) – with a *NEW* commission celebrating the 40/90 joint anniversary of The Clarsach Society and the EIHF
GABRIELLA DALL’OLIO (Italy/England) – Pedal harp
FRAYA THOMSEN (Scotland) – Winner of the 2021 Princess Margaret of the Isles Prize for Senior Clarsach
TRANSATLANTIC HOT CLUB (Wales/US) – Jazz trio with Ben Creighton Griffiths on Harp, Adrien Chevalier on Violin and Ashley John Long on Bass.
A NEW GENERATION: ROMY WYMER (Netherlands), PHOENIX ZHANG (Scotland), STEPHANIE HUMPHREYS (Scotland)
CORMAC DE BARRA (Ireland) – Irish Harp
SIOBHÀN ARMSTRONG (Ireland) with the Donegal singer DOIMNIC MAC GIOLLA BRÍDE
Our EIHF 2022 tutors are:
- Adrien Chevallier
- Ben Creighton Griffiths
- Bill Taylor
- Cheyenne Brown
- Cormac de Barra
- Corrina Hewat
- Doimnic Mac Giolla Bride
- Elinor Evans
- Fraya Thomsen
- Gabriella Dall’Olio
- Gillian Fleetwood
- Heather Downie
- Heather Yule
- Isobel Mieras
- Neil Wood
- Rachel Hair
- Savourna Stevenson
- Siobhan Armstrong
- Tristan Le Govic
- Wendy Stewart