Just annouced! an exciting concert from the Drake Ensemble with a special guest:
Edvard Grieg: String Quartet No 2 in F major (unfinished)
"Wood Works" — a set of Scandinavia folk tunes arranged by the Danish string quartet
And a selection of pieces for quartet and voice with special guest Seonaid Aitken, singing:
Henry Purcell — Dido’s lament
Rhiannon Giddens — At the purchaser’s option.
Our special guest, Seonaid Aitken, is an award winning violinist, vocalist, pianist, composer and arranger. She specialises in Gypsy Jazz and is also a presenter on BBC radio Scotland.
Players will be:
Violins — Kirsty Orton, Helena Zambrano Quispe
Viola — Mary Ward
Cello — Jessica Kerr
As usual concertgoers receive 20% off the Drake Gastropub menu in the bar downstairs.