Music In The Parlour Presented by Concert Pianist And Composer Maja Elliott
"Celebrating melodies from the 1800s to the 1940s, including Moore's Melodies, Teddy Bears Picnic, and songs by Stephen Foster, Ah! May the Red Rose Live Alway, also Carrie Jacobs-Bond, A Perfect Storm, and Sigmund Romberg, best known for his musicals and operettas, particularly The Student Prince (1924), The Desert Song (1926) and The New Moon (1928).
Maja Eliott was born in Arabia and is of Swedish/Irish/English descent. She began playing piano by ear at the age of five. At twelve she made her first BBC TV appearance and encouraged by composer David Hellewell and his wife Monica she performed extensively in her teens, including a tour in Hong Kong and China. Her vocal inspiration comes from traditional singing of Ireland (which has been her home during her adult life) and also of Arabia. She sings in Irish and English."