A Winter Gift, presented by three of the premier Celtic Harpists in the world – Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter – returns to the Benicia Historical Museum with a new collection of stories, legends and beloved literature, woven together with both traditional and rare pieces of holiday music.
A Winter Gift is a blend of music and oratory, falling somewhere between concert and theater, infused with a touch of seasonal magic.
Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Doors open at 7:00 PM
Tickets on sale online at BrownPaperTickets.com
And soon at
Benicia Historical Museum Gift Shop and Office
2060 Camel Rd.
Benicia, CA 94510
636 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510
Legends of the Celtic Harp are:
Patrick Ball – Wire strung Celtic Harp, Spoken Word
Patrick is one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist. He has recorded nine instrumental and four spoken word albums which have sold well over a half million copies internationally, winning national awards in both the music and spoken word categories. Patrick’s critically acclaimed concerts and solo theatrical productions have toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Scotland and England. His passion for the oral tradition of Irish storytelling and his love of the wire-strung Celtic Harp have made Patrick Ball one of the most beloved performers in folk music today www.patrickball.com
Lisa Lynne – Celtic Harp, Irish Bouzouki, Mandolin
Lisa is a multi-instrumentalist and performer who has gained worldwide recognition for her original music featuring the Celtic Harp. She is widely acclaimed for composing memorable and heartwarming melodies on the Windham Hill/Sony music labels that have repeatedly placed in the Top 10 & Top 20 on the Billboard New Age music charts. Lisa tours year round performing at large US festivals and performing art centers. Her work in Therapeutic music has gained recognition from NBC, CNN, Fox News Atlanta and numerous newspaper and magazine articles including Wall Street Journal. Lisa’s music is heard throughout the award winning PBS special Alone in the Wilderness, amongst many other soundtracks for commercial television and independent films. www.LisaLynne.com
Aryeh Frankfurter – Celtic Harp, Swedish Nyckelharpa, Cittern
Aryeh is a renowned Celtic harper and world traveling multi-instrumentalist who went from virtuosic progressive rock violin to intricate Swedish folk and Celtic music. He began with classical violin at the age of three and went on to explore various ethnic and international musical genres. Aryeh taught himself to play a variety of bowed and plucked instruments and, most recently, the rare Swedish Nyckelharpa. His uncommon approach to the Celtic harp and folk harp repertoire and his many critically and commercially successful albums have established him as a musician, recording and performance artist of extraordinary talent. www.Lionharp.com