Music at Paxton – Live Music Now Showcase

June 13, 2016 in by mwhiteside


Event Details


Emily Mitchell, soprano
Geoffrey Tanti, piano
Wildings (Sarah Hayes, flute, Fiona MacAskill, fiddle, Jennifer Austin, piano)

Programme to include 2 recent Live Music Now Scotland commissions:
John Macleod: Songs from Above and Below
The Bellany Suite (Wildings)

Now in its 11th year, the Music at Paxton opens on 15 July with a specially curated weekend residency with violinist Alina Ibragimova MBE, pianist Cédric Tiberghien and cellist Pieter Wispelwey – a first for the Festival. One of Bach’s foremost interpreters, the internationally acclaimed pianist Angela Hewitt joins a number of performers from the UK and abroad all making their Paxton debuts including Scottish Chamber Orchestra Wind Soloists, the queen of the baroque violin Rachel Podger and Wigmore Hall String Quartet winners and BBC New Generation Artists Van Kuijk Quartet.