Hackney born songwriter, cellist and composer Francesca Ter-Berg is an explorer of musical genres, from Klezmer to Indian classical music, free-improvisation to live electronics. She has been a vibrant and versatile member of the London music scene for over 10 years, and is an established collaborator and performer. She is currently working on her first EP and has a string duo, Fran & Flora, whose debut album will be released in Spring 2018. Francesca has studied with renowned gypsy musician Tcha Limberger for many years and sings in different Roma languages and Yiddish! She also love to improvise. Her cello’s name is Emilie.
“I am most looking forward to meeting new people, being in an inspiring environment with musicians from different backgrounds and seeing what we come up with, and exploring Sunderland as I love Northumberland and have never been to this town.”