Esther Swift

Esther Swift

March 11, 2023
Start time - 19:30
Assembly Roxy



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Esther Swift at Assembly Roxy

Esther Swift explores ritual, connection, isolation, and the natural world in her performance with
pedal harp and voice. A prolific, boldly innovative harpist, composer and singer, Esther
works across genres as diverse as classical chamber music and free improvisation, and writes for ensembles
large and small. Having studied at Edinburgh’s St Mary’s Music School and the Royal Northern
College of Music, as well as with harp pioneer Catriona McKay, she has received numerous
prestigious commissions and featured in many international collaborations.

She has travelled to
Vietnam, New Zealand, Malaysia, Mongolia, and beyond with her music, and shared international,
music lead collaborations with musicians and other artists around the world. She has recently been
commissioned by Celtic Connections, Chamber Music Scotland, Manchester Jazz festival and The Edwin
Morgan trust and performed Internationally with her band Emergence Ensemble.

This will be a special and intimate concert in Roxy Upstairs.


Assembly Roxy

Assembly Roxy is a unique venue situated in the hart of Edinburgh's Old Town. A former church, the venue has three spaces for performance and events. Grab a drink before the gig or in the interval in our Snug bar.

Address - 2 Roxburgh Pl, Edinburgh EH8 9SU

Phone no - 01316 233001

Accessibility - There are 25 steps up to the venue. Non wheelchair accessible. Early access can be given to anyone requiring a little more time to access venue via stairs.

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