Edinburgh Branch Concerts at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017



The Edinburgh branch of The Clarsach Society are delighted to bring you three fantastic concerts this month at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.






Catriona McKay and Chris Stout


Monday August 21st
7.30pm St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, George Street
Tickets £12 (£10) from Fringe or at the door


Superb duo: Catriona McKay (Clarsach) and Chris Stout (Shetland fiddle/viola). After spending time in successful collaborative work with musicians and composers all over the world, these two consummate, vibrant and innovative musicians return to present an acoustic programme of their incomparable music including tracks from their new CD. ‘A divine concoction of tradition and bold imagination – sensual, throaty fiddle lines – harp is deliciously angular and haughty – unimpeachable’ (Irish Times).


Scotlands’s Harp – A Celebration : Two

Young Performers in Concert


Tuesday August 22nd
7.30pm Columcille Centre, Newbattle Terrace
Tickets £7.00 (£5.00) (refreshments included) from Fringe or at the door


Come and hear some of our most talented young players perform traditional and contemporary music in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Refreshments included.


Scotland’s Harp – A Celebration : Three

Na Clàrsairean (The Scottish Harp Orchestra), Lothian Gaelic Choir, Calum Macleod and Gillean McDougall


Thursday August 24th
7.30 pm St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, George Street
Tickets £12.00 (£10.00) from Fringe or at the door


Na Clàrsairean, the Scottish Harp Orchestra, Lothian Gaelic Choir and Mod gold-medalist singer and harpist Calum Macleod present evocative and entertaining Scottish, Gaelic and contemporary music with stories and poems narrated by Gillean McDougall. The programme will include suites specially composed or arranged by Isobel Mieras reflecting Scotland’s troubled history, incomparable landscape and stirring poetry.