Blind Faith & Optimism

It’s December and we all know what that means. Only a few weeks until the inevitable. For a harpist like me it also means extra work, extra opportunities and – I’ll admit it - extra stress. I’ve spent the last two months neglecting my normal repertoire and trying to get those Christmas pieces back into my muscle memory. They’ll get their first airing of the year for the popular ‘Dunster by Candlelight’ this weekend. After that I have a run of Christmas gigs with the harp, many of them at Dunster Castle. Although I know I can play the pieces well, I’m not going to lie. I’m beset by fears. Plenty of things might go wrong. Here are just a few: I will forget to bring my tuning key and the harp w

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