Concert: Lady Maisery (Manchester Folk Festival)
- Wed 15 May 2019
- 7:00 pm
In an English folk scene currently bursting with bold and innovative music, Lady Maisery shine brightly.
In 2016 The Guardian described theirs as “some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scene”. With their unique approach to harmony singing, intelligent and thoughtful arrangements of both traditional repertoire and original compositions, multi-instrumentalists and singers Hazel Askew, Hannah James and Rowan Rheingans harness and celebrate their united voice.
Whether unearthing a feminist twist hidden in a traditional tale, delivering a poignant anti-war ballad, or showcasing their immense multiinstrumental talents in original compositions that draw on a myriad of musical influences, Lady Maisery are skilful explorers of the power, beauty and vitality of song. Over the last five years, the trio have toured widely, performing sell-out shows across the UK and Europe and have released three critically acclaimed albums.
“Ambitious and beautiful” – Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2
“Some of the most exquisite, thrilling vocal harmony work in the English folk scenean impressive blend of ease and sophistication.”- The Guardian