Feast on Tour
BELSHAZZAR'S Feast start with
traditional English music, add a touch of classical and jazz, throw in a bit of
pop and music hall, and top it off wry humour for a unique live experience that
has made them 1 of the most popular duos in folk music.
Now in their 21st year together, Paul Sartin and Paul Hutchinson of Belshazzar's
Feast bring a wealth of talent to the stage. This fantastic show stops off in
Liverpool, on Thursday, 15 December 2016, when it will be performed in The Music
Room, at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. To book tickets call:- 0151 709 3789
Paul Sartin was a member of the multi BBC Radio 2 Award winning, big band,
Bellowhead, and of Faustus. Consultant and Director of the Andover Museum Loft
Singers, he is author of:- 'Community Choirs Collection - Folk'
published by Faber Music, an editor of music publications, and a BASCA nominated
composer whose commissions include works for the Central School of Speech and
Drama, the Choir of Somerville College, Oxford, Streetwise Opera, and most
recently, the BBC Radio 4 series:- 'Playing the Skyline.'
Paul Hutchinson's love of fusion music originates from his days in the renowned
Celtic jazzers, Hoover the 'Dog. Pagoda Project', with jazz
clarinetist, Karen Wimhurst, is the next exciting chapter in his musical journey
providing a vehicle for his own compositions. Their debut album received the
only 5 Star review in the March edition of Songlines and glowing tributes from
amongst others, FRoots. Paul is resident tutor at Cecil Sharp House, Halsway
Manor, Benslow Music Centre and Marlborough College. He has a keen interest in
and knowledge of 17th and 18th Century dance music which has resulted in tours
to Europe and America.
Belshazzar's Feast received a coveted nomination for the 'Best Duo Award'
at the '2010 BBC Folk Awards' and are regulars at folk festivals
across the summer, with touring including a popular annual Christmas tour of
seasonal songs and tunes. They have released a series of critically acclaimed
albums across their career, the latest being:- 'The Whiting's On The Wall
(2014 / Unearthed)', a live album recorded over the course of 2 concerts
at The Pound in Corsham. Recent broadcasts include appearances on the
Claire Balding Show (BBC Radio 2), and In Tune (BBC Radio 3).
For more information about the show and also to see the other venues the tour is
stopping at, please visit:-
BelshazzarsFeast.com. The last show is on
22 December 2016, Cramphorn Studio,