Music and song marks St Andrew’s Day

Join us for an evening of music and song in Scotland’s oldest concert hall to celebrate St Andrew’s Day.

Some of Scotland’s finest singers, fiddlers and pipers will perform in the recently refurbished St Cecilia’s Hall on Thursday 30 November, delighting audiences with a range of traditional music.

The Hall recently staged a day of performances, with artists demonstrating their prowess across a wide range of styles.

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A celebration of Scotland’s music and song traditions

Tickets are free, but must be booked online.

Thursday 30 November 2017 from 19:30 to 21:00

St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Cowgate, EH1 1LJ

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Distinguished performers

The St Andrew’s Day concert will provide an outstanding experience of Scotland's music from some of its most acclaimed exponents:

  • Katherine Campbell, Scots singer
  • Margaret Callan, Gaelic singer
  • Patsy Seddon, one of Scotland's leading clarsach players
  • Lucy MacRae, fiddle player
  • Rosemary Hall, fiddle player
  • Will Lamb, guitar and bouzuki player
  • Gary West, highland pipes and smallpipes

Historic hall

Originally opened in 1763, St Cecilia’s Hall is the oldest purpose-built concert hall in Scotland.

This is the first St Andrew’s Day concert to be held in the Georgian Hall since it closed for a £6.5m refurbishment in 2014.

The Sypert Concert Room’s distinct oval shape makes it an ideal setting for an evening of Scottish music.

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St Andrew’s Day Concert

St Cecilia’s Hall

School of Celtic & Scottish Studies

School of Scottish Studies Archives

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