Tara Minton and Friends – June 16th

£8.00£10.00

Tait Tuesdays at Home


Tara Minton – Harp/Vocals | Ed Babar – double bass

Embla Bishop, guest vocalist | Calvin Richardson, guest dance soloist

Tuesday 16th June – 9pm AEST | 8pm NZST | 7pm BST

In support of the Tait Emergency Relief Fund for Australian & New Zealand Artists

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Tara Minton performs for us in our next Tait Tuesdays at Home concert on the 16th June. The concert will be recorded live with all the performers together, practising social distancing at all times.

Tara has written a special arrangement of the Beatles classic song, ‘Blackbird’ which has been specially choreographed by Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House soloist Calvin Richardson. This project was instigated by Tait Patron, Leanne Benjamin AM OBE.

Special guest vocalist, Embla Bishop has appeared in musicals including Barnum, A little Cabaret, Sleeping Beauty, Oklahoma. She recently sang in the Australian Bushfire Benefit London concert that was co-produced by the Tait, singing ‘I am Australian’.

programme

Gnadenwald – Wolfgang Muthspiel, Brian Blade

A Quiet Thing (Featuring Embla Bishop) – Kander and Ebb

Goodbye Pork Pie Hat – Charles Mingus, Joni Mitchell

Blackbird (Featuring Calvin Richardson) – Lennon & McCartney

Touch Her Soft Lips – arranged by John Taylor

Undine Undying – Tara Minton

Caravan – Duke Ellington

On The Sunny Side Of The Street – Jimmy McHugh

artists

Tara Minton – harp and vocals

Ed Babar – double bass

Embla Bishop – guest vocalist

Calvin Richardson- guest dance soloist

This concert is a celebration of community. The Australian community, the black community, the artistic community, and the power of music to bring us all together. I hope that wherever you are listening from and whoever you may be, this music fills you with a feeling of powerful togetherness. With love, Tara

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