After years of creating our own arrangements and transcriptions, we have finally begun to publish our scores! One of our goals has always been to expand the harp duo repertoire, be it through commissioning new works, consulting with composers, or adapting previously existing pieces. In fact, a large part of our repertoire is composed of works not originally written for harp duo, and over the...
Ariadne Rediviva is now available for booking!
Watch the preview video of the show here:
We are just back from this summer’s World Harp Congress, where we gave the world premier of our new show, Ariadne Rediviva. There was certainly a long build-up to this moment and a lot of work went into this production, so it was incredibly fulfilling to see it finally brought to life. Ariadne Rediviva has been our entrance, as a duo, into a new genre of stage performance, where extra...
The Atlantic Harp Duo is looking for someone to be the “voice of Ariadne”. As the development of Ariadne Rediviva progresses, it will soon be time to record the narration for use in the show, and we need to find the right voice for this role. That’s why we’re reaching out to you, to ask if you would like to be a part of this project.
What’s the story?
Thank you to everyone who donated to support the development of our upcoming show, Ariadne Rediviva. Over the past month and a half, we received an overwhelming response. An incredible 75 supporters contributed $9,708, out of our ultimate goal of $13,800. Though we still have about $4,000 left to raise to cover our budget, we have already applied to a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts,...
1. Ariadne was the princess of Crete, daughter of King Minos and Queen Pasiphaë.
2. Ariadne had a half-brother, called the Minotaur who was half-human, half-bull.
3. Oh yes, Ariadne’s mother, Queen Pasiphaë, actually mated with a bull, in an adulterous act of bestiality. However, she is not entirely to blame for her desire, because she was under a spell cast on her by the Gods as a...