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Scottish Ensemble is joined by award-winning folk duo Chris Stout (fiddle) and Catriona McKay (harp) for an evening of music inspired by the sea.
As part of this special collaborative performance, Chris and Catriona will perform their own songs in between other pieces inspired by treacherous tales of high tides, stormy horizons and brave sea-faring souls.
At the centre of the evening is Sally Beamish’s incredible Seavaigers. A Scottish Ensemble commission, Seavaigers tells the story of a dramatic sea journey across Scotland’s stormy east coast, from Dundee to Dunnet. It was commissioned by Scottish Ensemble and written specifically for SE, Chris and Catriona to perform.
“Thrilling… lyricism and fire… delicate restraint and furious gusto… creating a seamless mesh between folk and contemporary classical stylings” The Scotsman
Part of the Dundee Residency 2016
Seavaigers at the HM Frigate Unicorn is part of the SE Dundee Residency 2016. Scottish Ensemble Residencies aim to bring music, and the joy of making music, to as many people as possible.
Taking place from 4 to 7 September 2016, our fifth Residency in Dundee offers four packed days of events, including participatory and community events as well as public concerts.