Atlantic Harp Duo

Elizabeth Jaxon & Marta Power

Mother Goose for Two Harps

12 February 2020

We’re excited to announce that our arrangement of Ravel’s “Mother Goose” suite for two harps has finally been published and is now available right here on our website. This is the latest in a growing collection of arrangements authored by the Atlantic Harp Duo, all of which have been adapted faithfully from their original works while also tailored to the unique setting of...

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Midwest Tour 2019

1 November 2019

This October, brought our storytelling show “Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales” to audiences in Michigan and Illinois, where we also be celebrated the launch of our album “Ariadne Rediviva”. It was a fully packed week, with seven concerts in just six days. But it felt good to be back on the road together again, after both having taken time off to grow our families! Kicking...

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Recording Ariadne

4 May 2016

Recording this week has been a dream come true. Perhaps the most idyllic environment we’ve ever had the opportunity to work in, Studio Juillaguet, in the southern French countryside – with its isolated location and gorgeous acoustics – has been the perfect place to complete the monumental project of recording Ariadne Rediviva. From the inception of our Ariadne Rediviva program, it has...

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World Premiere in Sydney

18 September 2014

World Premiere in Sydney

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...

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Wanted: narrator for Ariadne Rediviva

7 May 2014

Wanted: narrator for Ariadne Rediviva

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? This narration...

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Crowd funding campaign success

21 December 2013

Crowd funding campaign success

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,...

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16 Glimpses into Ariadne’s Life

9 December 2013

16 Glimpses into Ariadne’s Life

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...

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