Tom McConville and Michael Biggins are two BBC Folk Musicians of the Year, both in Britain and Scotland.
Together on fiddle, piano and vocals they are very special indeed. Audiences are in for a real treat with a night of virtuosic playing and singing combined with Tom's well-known humour and sense of fun.
Award winning fiddle player and singer Tom McConville is internationally renowned for his fiery, heart-stopping performances. Winner of the BBC Folk Musician of the Year in 2009, he is truly the most original fiddle player in the UK. Blending traditional music from his hometown of Newcastle with Irish, American and Scottish influences, he creates a sound that has jazz, folk, bluegrass and classical influence.
He has recorded with and appeared alongside Stephane Grappelli, Barbara Dickson, Lindsifarne, Richard Thompson and many others on well over a hundred albums.
Michael Biggins is a multi-instrumentalist originally from Newcastle but now residing in Glasgow. He currently plays and tours with TRIP, The Canny Band, Northern Company and Irish Celtic – Spirit of Ireland Dance Show.
A graduate of The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester, Michael became BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year for 2021.
Tickets cost £13 and are available from Box Office on 01748 825252 or online at www.georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk