Coracle brings together the talent, imagination and creativity of three artists with vastly different backgrounds, who have come together through their love of experimentation, boldness, humour and risk.
Coracle are:- Paul Hutchinson half of BBC Folk Award Best Live Artist nominees Belshazzar’s Feast. His previous collaborations with Hoover the Dog, Pagoda Project and The Maniacs produced albums and performances that drew five-star reviews. Anna Tam, shortlisted as Fatea’s 2021 Instrumentalist of the Year, adds nyckelharpa, viola da gamba, hurdy gurdy and cello alongside a “gin pure” voice. With a background in classical music and a spell as a Mediaeval Baebe, her move towards folk with her debut album Anchoress has brought her widespread acclaim. Karen Wimhurst is a clarinet player influenced by traditional, jazz and contemporary classical music. She’s a widely commissioned composer of chamber works; music theatre; theatre and large-scale collaborative productions ranging from the Grimethorpe Brass Band to The Welsh National Opera and the Allegri Quartet.
Appearing in the special Vaughan Williams anniversary concert ‘Pub to Pulpit’ concert, alongside Broomdashers.