A TOP Danish violinist is set to make a rare appearance in Herefordshire.

The historic medieval manor house of Hellens, near will host the unique talents of Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider, together with Gamal Kharmis on piano, on Saturday March 10.

A spokesman said: “This rare collaboration promises excitement and wonder. The programme features amongst others Schumann, Mozart and Brahms.

“Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider is one of the most intuitive, inspirational, and passionate Scandinavian violinists for thirty years. Her playing has been described as dark and passionate, gravity and intensity. Gamal Khamis is one of her most gifted pupils.”

A spokesman said: “Elisabeth has won Denmark’s most prestigious musical prizes including the Carl Nielsen, Jakob Gade and Sonning Foundation grants. She’s been a soloist with the major Danish Orchestras and Associate Concertmaster of The Royal Danish Orchestra and later The Danish National Symphony Orchestra. She now combines her performing career with teaching, as Professor of Violin and Chamber music at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.”

The concert begins at 7.30pm with doors opening at 7.00pm .Tickets are available from Hereford Courtyard Theatre box office and website.

The full programme is available at www.hellensmanor.com