1868 – Three Scottish Master Musicians

Sunday 2 – Tuesday 4 September
A musical course presented by Alastair Chisholm
 
It is well known that Bach, Handel and Scarlatti were all born in the same year – 1685. But it is much less known that 1868 was likewise a bumper year for Scottish music, for in that year Hamish MacCunn, composer and conductor, Frederic Lamond, pianist and composer, and John B. McEwen, composer and academic, all first saw the light of day. This course, given by the Cathedral’s Director of Music, will tell the stories of these three Scottish master musicians and introduce their music, with the help of Feargus Hetherington, violin, Jonathan Cohen, piano and others.
Beginning with the 3.00pm concert by the Kentigern String Quartet on Sunday 2nd September, the course will include illustrated talks and concerts of relevant music, and finish after breakfast on Tuesday 4th September. It is available as a residential (full-board) or non-residential basis.
 
Non-residential – £30.00
Residential – from £155.00 (based on two people sharing a standard room)
Please communicate with the Warden for full details: 01475 530353 or office@cathedraloftheisles.org

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