Virtuoso Violin meets Celtic Guitar
Fire & Grace takes its audience on a journey that connects the elements of classical, folk, and contemporary musical traditions from around the world. A Prelude by Bach is followed by an Irish reel; a tango by Piazzolla transitions to a Spanish love song; Vivaldi’s “Winter” moves seamlessly into a Balkan dance tune. The virtuosity and imagination of this duo fills a room with the kind of excitement that leaves larger ensembles in the dust
William Coulter is an internationally acclaimed master of the steel-string guitar whose wide-ranging career includes work with the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival and Cleveland’s Apollo’s Fire, a Grammy (2005) for a solo guitar track on a Henry Mancini album, and annual appearances as Music Director for Tomaseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas. Tours have taken him around the states and to Ireland,Europe, Taiwan and most recently to Chile.
Violinist Edwin Huizinga can be seen onstage performing with Canada’s biggest indie rock bands, the world’s great baroque orchestras, and as a soloist performing around the world. One of Edwin’s accolades this season was performing with Stevie Wonder! This season he will be performing with The Knights NYC, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Brandywine Baroque Orchestra,
Apollo’s Fire, Carmel Bach Festival, Trinity Alps Chamber players, and