Echoes and Traces

August 24, 2016 in by mwhiteside

Event Details

A world-premiere concert tour of new choral works, developed in response to a 900 year old plain-song fragment from Orkney that celebrates St Magnus: Nobles Humilis. This text and melody is extremely special, being one of the oldest surviving examples of Scottish music. New works by Sally Beamish, Rory Boyle, Stuart Macrae, Aidan O’Rourke, Ailie Robertson, Savourna Stevenson, Hanna Tuulikki and Matthew Whiteside will be performed by the choir Cappella Nova, Directed by Alan Tavener.

The concert will be presented by John Purser, one of Scotland’s most acclaimed cultural ambassadors.

Tickets £15/12

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