Cooper Hall - Classical Music Venue
HOME ABOUT EVENTSOPERAEDUCATIONCHARITY GALLERY WHAT PEOPLE SAY ARCHIVE LINKS CONTACT
 
 
Belinda O'Hooley
 
Belinda O'Hooley
Solo Piano - Inversions Tour
Dates to be confirmed
 
 

We welcome back the familiar and very popular face Belinda O’Hooley to perform as part of her new Inversions tour.

Belinda O’Hooley began playing the piano at the age of seven. She is an exceptionally gifted pianist, singer, songwriter and composer and has become renowned for her highly individual, emotional, yet sensitive musicality. She is half of four time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Best Duo nominees O’Hooley & Tidow alongside her wife Heidi Tidow; together described by The Guardian as ‘exceptional songwriters.’ Their song ‘Gentleman Jack’ features as the closing theme song for Sally Wainwright’s latest BBC/HBO drama series Gentleman Jack. Belinda is also known for her inventive, minimalist, sometimes flamboyant accompanying of folk luminaries including Rufus Wainwright, Nic Jones, Jackie Oates and the Mercury nominated; Rachel Unthank and The Winterset.

Inversions’ showcases Belinda’s abilities as a composer and pianist with many of the piano pieces inspired by the songs and tunes her father inherited from a long line of male musicians in the hills of the West coast of rural Ireland. With the passing of her father in 2017, Belinda; the first woman to be handed the tradition, has found the freedom to express the music of her ancestors in her very own, unconventional way, evolving and migrating into something you could describe as an inversion: a reversal of the norm.
Gently nurtured, produced and recorded by Heidi Tidow at MOMA Wales, the mountains, valleys and landscapes of Snowdonia also provide the backdrop to a trio of compositions; each celebrating a deep love of the nature and wildlife of this breathtaking part of Wales.


‘Inversions’ encapsulates the essence of an artist truly at one with her instrument.
‘Exquisite’
* * * * * The Guardian


‘Defiant, robust, northern, poetical, political folk music for the times we live in.’ The Independent
‘Dense, complex, beautifully performed.’ * * * * Songlines

 
 
Details and Booking
 
Date: to be confirmed
Times: Doors 7.30pm  Start 8pm
Tickets: £16.50
Book:  
 
 
Subscribe
 
Keep up to date with goings on at Cooper Hall by joining our mailing list and you will receive periodic newsletters. You can unsubscribe easily at any time. Just enter your email below and click subscribe.
 
 
 
 
 
 
BOOKING INFORMATION
 
ONLINE:

Please click the 'Book Now' button and follow instructions to pay securely via Paypal using either a paypal account, or your credit card. 

If a 'Book Now' button is not shown, please see other booking instructions.

 
 
BY CHEQUE:

If you would prefer to send a cheque, please print out a booking form, click here to download form fill it in, and return with a cheque for the appropriate amount. (address on form)

Cheques should be made payable to "The Cooper Hall Foundation". Do remember to include your full contact details, including email address and we will contact you as soon as we are able, confirming receipt of payment.

It may take up to 7 working days to process cheque payments.

 
 
You may call 01373 471854 and we will reserve your seats for up to 5 working days until receipt of payment.
 
 
TICKETS:

WE DO NOT ISSUE PHYSICAL TICKETS! On receipt of payment, your name* will be added to the guest list and you and your party will be greeted and checked in on arrival ..simple!

All tickets are transferable.

If you are unable to attend an event having already purchased a ticket, we may possibly be able to sell it on to someone else if we have a waiting list. Please contact us for further information. We cannot guarantee any resales, but will endeavour to do our best!

*The name on the guest list will be the name of the person/cardholder who purchased the tickets. If purchasing more than one ticket and your party is not arriving together - each party member needs to quote this name. If in any doubt please print and bring along your paypal receipt.

 
 
TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION INFO

Please go to the 'Contact' page.

 
 
 
         
 
    copyright © Cooper Hall 2020