Court & Country Dundee

refined and rustic rhythms from Bartók to Bach

Interview: Chris Stout and Catriona McKay

Scottish Ensemble interviews Chris Stout and Catriona McKay on their brand new piece, teaching musicians to play by ear, and the importance of experimentation. We first worked with Fair Isle fiddler Chris Stout and Dundonian harpist Catriona McKay back in 2013, collaborating on Sally Beamish’s Seavaigers. A concerto for fiddle, Scottish harp (clàrsach, for those in the know) and string… Read more »

On The Road… The Dundee Residency (September 2016)

Day One  Beginners’ Strings Day Sunday 4 September 2016 What a brilliant way to kick off our Dundee Residency – by getting together 70 young people, learning string instruments through the Dundee and Angus Instrumental Services and teaching them a brand new piece by composer James Redwood. The Tempest was written specifically for this purpose,… Read more »