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Fiona’s Solo Album

fiona’s accomplished and much celebrated solo album The Last Rose is an uplifting blend of original music with stunning contemporary interpretations of traditional songs. Co-written/produced by fiona with Cathal Synnott, Musical Director of Riverdance.

Fiona Wight - The Last Rose
The Last Rose
£14 (incl. postage & packaging)
  • “Thoroughly entrancing, a rare and delicate blossom” Wears the Trousers

  • “New light shining on old standards” Lyric FM, Ireland

  • “fiona is an outstanding singer by any standards, of that there’s absolutely no doubt” Net Rhythms

  • “All of the songs combine purity and sensuality” Health and Spirituality Magazine, USA

2013 Writing Project

fiona is busy writing for an exciting new project, details to follow soon!

Performing With Anuna

fiona is delighted to sing with the wonderful Anuna in Ely Cathedral. This awe inspiring building is home to the world famous Octagon Tower and Nave, built in 1130. Beautiful Romanesque archways, historical intrigue and breath-taking acoustics...the perfect setting for Anuna.

live on the Aled Jones Show

fiona and the girls performed live on the Aled Jones show on BBC Radio 2 'Good Morning Sunday' on 16th December. fiona was interviewed and spoke about her career since winning the Radio 2 'Choirgirl of the Year'. The group performed Christmas songs in the studio bringing festive cheer to the morning listeners.

Record of the Week on BBC

Support for fiona's Legend's charity single Gaudete continues - it is 'Record of the Week' on BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex on 10th December and 'Record of the Week' on BBC Radio Kent from 17th December!

fiona's Legend - Concert by Candlelight, 20th December 2012, 7:30pm Now sold out

fiona's Legend will be performing at Nettlestead Place in Wateringbury, Kent on 20th December 2012. The atmospheric undercroft will provide the perfect setting and acoustics in which to enjoy their stunning live show.

Tickets are £15, email info@fionawight.com for reservations. Ticket includes mulled wine and mince pies with profits going to The Roy Tucker Charitable Trust. View map

fiona's Legend on BBC One

fiona's Legend performed Gaudete on BBC One this November. fiona was interviewed about her group, and their charity single release. The show featured BBC footage of fiona from her BBC Choirgirl of the Year days and dubbed fiona's Legend as "the medieval Spice Girls"!

  • 'Purity and sensuality'
    Spirituality & Health Magazine, USA

  • 'Thoroughly entrancing. A rare and delicate blossom'
    Wears the Trousers

  • 'Interesting and tasty arrangements, away from the norm but in a very pleasant way...yep, this one oozes quality'
    All Celtic Music

  • 'New light shining on old standards'
    Lyric FM

  • 'fiona's singing is peerless'
    Net Rhythms

fiona's Legend - The Music

fiona's Legend

fiona is writing beautiful arrangements of traditional music, together with stunning original songs - evoking the spirit of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales - for fiona's Legend. 'fiona's Legend' also perform music by fiona and writing partner Cathal Synnott (Musical Director of Riverdance) Ronan Hardiman (composer of Lord of the Dance) and other contemporary British and Irish writers. Listen here

BBC INTERVIEW & PLAYLIST

fiona's Legend's Gaudete is now a beautiful addition to the national BBC Christmas playlist! fiona is interviewed on BBC Radio Kent to celebrate the single's success.

CHARITY SINGLE IN THE PRESS

fiona's Legend release 'Gaudete' for Help the Hospices. fiona is featured in the national press, the single makes the BBC Christmas playlist and fiona's Legend performs on BBC One and BBC Radio 2.

INTRODUCING FIONA'S LIVE SHOW 'fiona's Legend'

fiona's Legend is an original and stylish show that evokes the music and spirit of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

The all-female line up is a powerful combination of top multi instrumentalists and singers - with harp, fiddle, flute, Celtic whistle, drums and voices in perfect harmony.

Find out more about fiona's Legend

2010 SCANDINVIAN TOUR AND THE O2 ARENA IN PRAGUE

fiona begins 2010 in her much loved role as lead singer in Lord of the Dance. From snowy Scandinavia to the yet snowier Czech Republic, she is wrapping up warm for a very busy tour! Starting January in Sweden, fiona will continue across Scandinavia and finish at the spectacular O2 Arena in Prague. Later in the year fiona will be joining the show again for German tour dates.

FIONA JOINS MICHAEL FLATLEY IN 'FEET OF FLAMES'

The build up begins to the big event in Asia - Michael Flatley's much anticipated return to the stage for exclusive tour dates in 2009. fiona's second time touring Taiwan, venues will include the grand Kaohsiung Stadium and Taipei Arena.

LORD OF THE DANCE UK TOUR 2009

fiona is delighted to join international hit show Lord of the Dance as lead singer. She is especially thrilled to be singing to home crowds in the UK! For dates and tickets please go to www.lordofthedance.com

EXCALIBUR AT KALTENBERG CASTLE

fiona is appearing as Guinevere in the major new show Excalibur debuting at Kaltenberg Castle in Germany. The show will form part of the largest mediaeval festival in Europe for its 30th anniversary, bringing together musicians such as Jackqui McShee, Fairport Convention, Jethro Tull, Supertramp and Johnny Logan - reviving the legend of King Arthur in this stunning setting.

FIONA JOINS JUDGING PANEL FOR YOUNG MUSICIAN COMPETITION

fiona is thrilled to join the judging panel of the Mid Kent Young Musician of the Year competition on May 6th. She joins two other judges, including the BBC Young Composer of the Year, Duncan Ward. fiona won the title herself when she was 16, and is delighted to now return as a judge herself. The competition is a wonderful opportunity to showcase young talented musicians, giving them great performance experience and exposure.

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL

fiona teams up with Sweet June, founded by talented guitarist and singer John McGlynn (Anuna), to perform at one of Edinburgh Festival's top venues, The Gilded Balloon.

'This is beautiful, organic contemporary Irish music with traditional elements peeping through...' Edinburgh Festival Review

RIVERDANCE SUMMER TOUR 2008

fiona is lead singer in Riverdance this summer on their tour of Ireland. She will be performing at venues from the furthest northwest in Donegal, to Kerry on the south coast at the Irish National Exhibition Centre. Tickets can be purchased from www.riverdance.com

FIONA SINGS IN LA

fiona is lead singer in Riverdance this month, just across town from the Oscars. The show is at the arena and home of the Anaheim Ducks, the spectacular Honda Centre.

FIONA IS CLASSIC FM VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Following the success of her first music video She Moved Through the Fair on Classic FM TV this year, fiona's new video The Magic has been selected as the Classic FM Christmas 'Video of the Week'.

FLYING VISIT TO PARIS

fiona is flying out to Paris in November to sing the lead in Riverdance on the European tour. Playing at the Palais des Congres, it will be fiona's second time singing in the city of romance, and she can't wait!

LEAD SINGER IN RIVERDANCE UK TOUR

fiona has landed the role of lead singer on the Riverdance UK tour April - July 2007. Opening in Manchester's Opera House, she heads north to Scotland before performing in theatres and arenas across England. This tour follows fiona's performances with the show in Ireland, USA and Asia.