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Duo Performs the Songs of J.R.R. Tolkien


Margaret Davis and Kristoph Klover make up the duo Margaret & Kristoph, which will perform J.R.R. Tolkien's songs from the Lord of the Rings at the Livermore Civic Center Library on Sunday, October 8, 2017, 2 p.m.  This program is free for everyone.  The Civic Center Library is located at 1188 S. Livermore Ave.  

Margaret Davis holds degrees in Music and French from Knox College, and she also studied in Besançon, France and Berkeley, CA.  She has been performing and teaching for twenty years, specializing in the Celtic music of her Scottish heritage and Early Music.  Margaret performed for six years as lead vocalist and harper with the Medieval band Gai Saber and appeared as vocal soloist with the Renaissance music ensemble The Brass Menagerie.  Davis is a member of Oakland-based Healing Muses, playing harp in hospitals for healing.  She has lent her vocal and instrumental talents to dozens of recordings, and she co-runs Flowinglass Music.

Kristoph Klover grew up in a singing family and has been performing since he could walk.  He studied vocal technique with James Schwabacher and Edwin Barlow and has appeared with the Marin Opera. In addition to his vocal and instrumental talents, Klover writes the original music performed by the duo.  He is a former member of Celtic bands Magic Fire and Four Shillings Short, and he currently performs with Celtic/Early Music Trio Broceliande.  He also leads the Celtic rock band Avalon Rising.  Klover’s original music has appeared in movie soundtracks, and he can be heard on dozens of recordings. He has been performing and teaching voice and guitar for twenty years.

Margaret & Kristoph has delighted audiences since 1993--sharing the magic of other times and places with fans of traditional music the world over.  Recent past performances include the Menlo Park Library, Chanticleers Theatre in Castro Valley, and the San Leandro Public Library.  For more information about this duo, visit  

The Friends of the Livermore Library have generously underwritten this program as part of the Friends Authors and Arts Series.  For additional events, check the online Events Calendar.