Mudcat Café message #3108126 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #136160   Message #3108126
Posted By: GUEST
06-Mar-11 - 11:28 AM
Thread Name: Barabara Dickson tour
Subject: RE: Barabara Dickson tour
Also saw Barbara Dickson at the Queen Elizabeth Hall last night. She was superb!! Although she sang her hits - the core of the performance was traditional music - sung with such beauty and passion. These songs really come from the heart. Highlights were a triumphant 'King Orfeo' and beautiful performances of 'My Donald', 'Jamie Raeburn' 'The Trees They do Grow High' and 'Smile in Your Sleep'.

Although she received a standing ovation - one gets the impression that Barbara Dickson is undervalued by the folk community. She is a hugely talented artist with folk credentials dating back to the late 60s and who in the past 10 years has done a huge amount in introducing mainstream audiences to folk music. About time she got the appreciation she deserves.