Atlantic Harp Duo

Elizabeth Jaxon & Marta Power

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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New CD coming soon

12 September 2013

New CD coming soon

Some of you may already be aware that we have a second CD in production. It’s finally so close to being done that we just can’t wait any longer to announce it here. We’re getting to the final stages of post-production and have only a couple months left to go before it’s ready to release. This new album marks a clear divergence from the style of the first. After we had...

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Gargilesse Festival

19 August 2013

Gargilesse Festival

This month, the Atlantic Harp Duo is looking forward to performing at the summer Harp Festival in Gargilesse, France. We are honored to have been invited to give the final concert of the festival, on Sunday, August 25th, at 3pm, following concerts by such excellent artists as Mai Fukui and Agnès Clément. For the occasion, we have resurrected our Chopin program, which we haven’t had the...

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Rio Harp Festival VII

18 May 2012

Rio Harp Festival VII

This May, the Atlantic Harp Duo made its first appearance in South America, at Brazil’s VII Rio Harp Festival. This event offers several harp concerts a day for the whole month of May, and is part of a year-long series of free concerts in museums around the country. Our stay in Rio de Janeiro was unfortunately short, but very fruitful. We presented our now-complete Spanish program in two...

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