Van Diemen’s Fiddles

A Tassie trio of femme fiddlers combing the exceptional talents of Van Diemen’s Band artistic director Julia Fredersdorff on baroque violin, Klezmer and folk fiddler Rachel Meyers, and Classical/folk/experimental violinist Emily Sheppard.

The following three videos are from Whispering Walls, created by Van Diemen’s Fiddles for Ten Days on the Island Festival. Recorded LIVE at Portland Memorial Hall, St Helens, March 2021.

Van Diemen’s Band presents Gordon Street Medley.
Van Diemen’s Band presents Scarborough Fair.

Van Diemen’s Band presents WindTides by Emily Sheppard (2020) I: Foam II: Storm Dance.

HOMEWARD with Van Diemen’s Fiddles

Van Diemen’s Fiddles explore nostalgic folk tunes from all around the world, travelling from Scotland, Ireland, England and Denmark, through the Balkans to Turkey and beyond. This haunting and evocative program also features original arrangements of Hildegard of Bingen, Klezmer tunes, and some original works by Emily Sheppard.
Wherever in the world you are from, this music will take you there!
Saturday 11 September 2021, 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
Burnie Uniting Church
58-66 Mount Street, Burnie, TAS 7320