City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

NLS: Scotland in the Scandinavian musical imagination

By Editor - Posted on 03 April 2009

Event details

'Hu, Hei, Duncan Gray!': Scotland in the Scandinavian musical imagination is a special lecture-recital with mezzo-soprano and musicologist Dr Sally Garden and pianist Donald Hawksworth. Hear auld familiar folksongs, Scots ballads, romantic 'skotske' opera arias, and exquisite Scandinavian settings of Robert Burns, drawn from Norway, Sweden and Finland.
Celebrating Scotland's 'Year of Homecoming'.

ROSE STREET ENSEMBLE with Andrew Johnston

Saturday 01 August 2009 at 19.30
Canongate Kirk, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8BN
£8, £4 concessions, available from (email); 07719 702265 (telephone); and on the door

Rachmaninoff: Romance & Scherzo
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84

Full concert details are available at

“…With innovative programming and a thoroughly musical approach, they are a great addition to the Scottish music scene…unmissable!”
[James Lowe, Conductor]

“…A treat to listen to…”
[Peter Hamblin, Artistic & Educational Programmer, Usher Hall, Edinburgh]