Scottish Ensemble present Court and Country

Genre 
Music
Venue 
Auditorium
Ticket prices 
£13 Full
£10 Under 26 | Student | Job-seeker
£0 Under 16 | Carers
Mar 2018 15 Thu 7:30pm (doors: 7:00pm)

What do Baroque music and folk music have in common? Your feet.

Written centuries apart, each piece on this programme is united by an irresistible and inescapably human rhythmic drive, whether in Bach’s heavenly streams of endless notes, the unrelenting gusto of Bartók’s army of strings, or the rugged, haunting flicks and twists of Sally Beamish’s treacherous ocean in her concerto for fiddle and Scottish harp.

Whether dancing in Bach’s court, toiling in Bartók’s fields, or sailing across Beamish’s seas, let us take you on a toe-tapping adventure through rhythm, melody and time.

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J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 with second movement by Sally Beamish

Sally Beamish: Seavaigers

J.S. Bach: Violin Concerto in E major

Bartók: Divertimento

Plus a collaboration of new music from Chris Stout, Catriona McKay and Scottish Ensemble

Fiddle Chris Stout

Scottish harp Catriona McKay