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Kathryn Tickell sits in... with Fara live in session

Kathryn presents a festive special, and welcomes Orcadian quartet Fara into the studio.

Kathryn Tickell presents a festive special, and welcomes Fara into the Salford studio.

Fara are fiddlers Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price, alongside pianist Jennifer Austin. They recently released their second album Times From Times Fall, a celebration of their homeland of Orkney. They join Kathryn to celebrate Christmas, and perform both material from their new album and music with a festive twist.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Jake Thackray

    Remember Bethlehem (The Intake School Carol)

  • Cara Dillon

    River (feat. John Smith)

  • Maddy Prior

    Bitter Withy

  • Fara

    The Port Polka / Rognvald Ritch, The Little / The Shore (Live BBC Session)

  • Barry Coope, Jim Boyes, Lester Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya & Georgina Boyes

    Drive the Cold Winter Away

  • Concerto Caledonia

    Up in the Morning Early (feat. Olivia Chaney, David McGuinness & Mairi Campbell)

  • Canny Fettle

    Christmas Day in the Morning

  • Fara

    Silent Night (Live BBC Session)

  • Fara

    Speir Thoo The Wast Wind (Live BBC Session)

  • Susan McKeown & Lindsey Horner

    Auld Lang Syne

  • The Watersons

    Jolly Old Hawk

  • Loudon Wainwright III

    Suddenly It's Christmas