Winter programme of classic music at fish quay heritage centre

A winter programme of three classic concerts with musicians who have performed nationally and internationally is to take place at the Old Low Light Heritage Centre on North Shields Fish Quay.

Supported by the Mouth of the Tyne Festival Collective, the concerts during January and February 2024, will offer a varied repertoire ranging from popular favourites from the modern era to baroque pieces.

In hosting the concerts, the heritage centre has once again worked with Whitley Bay couple, David and Jennifer Murray, renowned, professional musicians and teachers who are passionate about providing opportunities for local people to hear top class classic music in their local community. The concerts will take place as follows:

Friday 19 January at 7.30pm – Sarah Paterson, harp and Jeremy Harbottle, cello

A very varied programme, mixing classical repertoire with more popular favourites from the modern era.Tickets £15pp.

Friday 2 February at 7.30pm – John Treherne MBE, harpsichord, and Gordon Dixon, cello

Baroque pieces featuring cello and harpsichord duos, but also leaving room for some solo harpsichord items. Tickets £15pp.

Friday 9 February at 7.30pmviolinist Bradley Creswick, accompanied on the piano by David Murray

Baroque and classical repertoire, ending with Bradley’s now famous virtuosic Hungarian encores. Tickets £15pp.

Places for each of the events can be booked online at:

Old Low Light Heritage Centre director Guy Moody said: “We’re so pleased to be able to bring this winter programme of classic music performances with very welcome support from the Mouth of the Tyne Festival Collective and through once again working with David and Jennifer Murray who are passionate about bringing top quality classical music close to home at a reasonable cost in challenging times.

“The Old Low Light provides an intimate venue for these classic concerts and the programme means our audiences can hear top class performers and discover from them the stories behind the composers and their compositions. All the classic concerts will be introduced by the performers to give audiences a deeper understanding of the music they are listening to.”

For details of all other events at the Old Low Light, go to:

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