Opera violinist survives 34-day endurance test

Opera violinist survives 34-day endurance test


norman lebrecht

September 10, 2015

Elspeth Luke, a member of Stringsloud string quartet and a regular player in the Scottish Opera orchestra, has raised £10,000 in a gruelling cross-country hike up the length of Scotland. She did it for her father, Warren Luke, who has Parkinson’s Disease. Read the full story here. To support Elspeth’s cause, click here.

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  • Patrick says:

    Saw the headline and assumed it was an article about the 2015 Bayreuth Festival.

  • Una says:

    What an absolutely wonderul thing to do. So many must be so proud of her, not least the members of the Scottish orchestra. Parkinson’s is a dreadful and a seriously life changing thing to have.