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The Finn Collinson Band

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The Finn Collinson Band features three of English folk’s leading virtuosos of their respective instruments, shaking up traditional tunes, baroque melodies and original compositions. A captivating and wonderfully varied live show offers a respectful eye on the past, with a firm grounding in the present.

Although fundamentally folk in approach, Finn often draws on elements of early music to sculpt his distinctive sound. Traditional dance tunes meet melodies by the likes of Purcell and Jacob Van Eyck, shaken up in striking new arrangements and brought up to date with Finn’s own compositions and trademark recorder style.

“Finn is regarded as a leading exponent of the recorder, and deservedly so. Hearing it played as well as it is here, makes me wonder why it’s not heard more in folk music.” Folking

Sponsored by The Headley Trust

Performers

Finn Collinson recorders
Archie Churchill-Moss guitar, diatonic accordion
Evan Carson bodhran, percussion

Tickets

£15
(includes £1.25 Corn Exchange booking fee per ticket)
Series ticket for all 6 concerts £75

Booking Dates

Platinum Friends booking from 10am Tuesday 20 February
Gold Friends booking from 10m Wednesday 21 February
Friends booking from 10am Thursday 22 February
Public booking from 10am Tuesday 5 March

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Tickets

Ticket
£15
£15
Series ticket
£75
£75
Details
Date: May 22
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Venue
Venue Name: Corn Exchange
Address: The Corn Exchange, Market Place
Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5BD United Kingdom

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