Gerda Stevenson, singer/songwriter and Kyrre Slind, multi-instrumentalist.
Gerda Stevenson, singer/songwriter and Kyrre Slind, multi-instrumentalist, will be performing February’s Cappuccino Concert, at the Wighton Heritage Centre, Central Library, Wellgate Centre, Dundee DD1 1DB
The event is on Saturday 21st February, at 11am (coffee available from 10.30am). Tickets are £5 at the door.
Gerda Stevenson, actor/ writer/ director/singer-songwriter, trained at R.A.D.A., London, winning the Vanbrugh Award. She has worked on stage, television, radio and film throughout Britain and abroad. In 2014, she was nominated as one the Saltire Society’s OUTSTANDING WOMEN OF SCOTLAND. From the Stevenson family of musicians (her father the composer/pianist Ronald, sister composer/harper Savourna, and niece composer/fiddler Anna-Wendy), Gerda is known for her singing in many theatre productions. She was nominated in 2014 for the MG ALBA TRAD MUSIC AWARDS, in the SCOTS SINGER OF THE YEAR category. With support from Creative Scotland, a highly acclaimed CD of her own songs, NIGHT TOUCHES DAY, was released in 2014 (Gean Records, produced by Mattie Foulds), her vocals accompanied by an array of fine Scottish musicians: James Ross, Konrad Wiszniewski, Inge Thompson, Seylan Baxter, Rob MacNeacail, and Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Kyrre Slind.
Kyrre Slind is a brilliant musician from Norway now living in Kerry. He plays several instruments like the Renaissance lute, acoustic guitar, banjo and sitar. He sings Gregorian chants too. His music is deeply rooted in the power of nature and he is an accompanist of great sensitivity and skill.