An evening of the best of Scottish song and instrumental music from the Scots and Gaelic tradition.
Join us for a night of entertainment featuring pipes, clarsach, Scots and Gaelic songs and poetry.
The event will be held in St Cecilia’s Hall, Scotland’s oldest purpose-built concert hall, from 7.30pm to 9pm on Sunday 30 November.
The evening will provide an outstanding experience of Scotland's music from four of its finest exponents:
This event is FREE but ticketed. Places are limited so booking is essential.
You will be emailed confirmation of your booking - please print this and bring it with you as proof of booking.
This event is now fully booked.
The evening’s performers are, or have been, 'Traditional Artists in Residence' at the School of Scottish Studies Archives.
Each is a collector in his or her own right and an exponent of a wealth of tradition.
All also contribute to the "carrying stream" of our culture by creating new compositions and teaching, helping to ensure a lively future for our musical heritage.
Material has been collected for the School of Scottish Studies Archives since 1951.
The Archives contain over 9000 recordings of songs, music, tales, verse, customs, beliefs and oral history.
It is a resource of national and international significance and is at the heart of teaching and research at Celtic and Scottish Studies.
Sunday 30 November 2008, 7.30pm
Sunday 30 November 2008, 9.00pm
St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street, Cowgate, EH1 1LJ
For more information on this event, including any accessibility enquiries, please contact the Protocol Office.