Curious Caledonians

SOLOIST with EVERGREEN ENSEMBLE

TOUR & ABC CLASSIC RECORDING

3 - 16 JUNE 2019

Curious Caledonians is a program of classical, dance and folk music taken from the domestic music collections of early 19th-century Scottish-Australian families. 

 

JUNE TOUR 2019

7th

Concert at Elizabeth Bay House, Sydney

7pm. $85/$75/$65

TICKETS

11th

Concert (& pre-concert talk) at Berry Uniting Church Hall

4pm. $30/$25/under 15 free

TICKETS

12th

Concert (& pre-concert talk), Wentworth Falls

Hosted by the Blue Mountains Historical Society

3pm. $30/$20/under 15 free

TICKETS

13th

The Early Dance Consort's Scottish Baroque Winter Ball

Dance and supper with a musical interlude (Sydney)

6:30pm-9:30pm

BOOKINGS AND ENQUIRIES

14th

Concert at Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne

7:30pm. $30/$25/under 15 free

TICKETS

15th

Scottish music workshop, Geelong

Hosted by the Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club

1-4pm. $30 (with afternoon tea)

TICKETS

 

15th

Scottish Ceilidh, Geelong

Hosted by the Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club

16th

Concert at North Adelaide Baptist Church

In association with Adelaide Baroque Orchestra

2-3pm. $35/$30

TICKETS

 

16th

Scottish baroque music workshop, Adelaide

In association with Adelaide Baroque Orchestra

4-6pm. $35/$20

TICKETS

PLAYERS

Allegra Giagu: Mezzo Soprano

Claire Patti: Soprano and Celtic harp

Shane Lestideau: violin

Aaron McGregor: violin

Ben Dollman: violin and viola

Daniel Yeadon: cello

Lucy Price: cello (tour only)

David McGuiness: historical keyboards

Neal Peres Da Costa: historical keyboards

(David McGuinness and Aaron McGregor are core members of the Scottish group, Concerto Caledonia, which is dedicated to the performance of historical Scottish music)

Brianna Robertson-Kirkland: Music research.

 

The project brings together musicians, scholars and heritage professionals from Glasgow, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide to explore the wealth of Scottish-Australian music now housed at Sydney Living Museums. Vocal and instrumental repertoire will be performed on period instruments and accompanied by insightful and entertaining anecdotes about the pieces and their composers.

The project involves musicological research, recording and touring, and is a collaboration between Evergreen Ensemble, the Universities of Sydney and Glasgow, Sydney Living Museums and the ABC. Evergreen Ensemble gratefully acknowledges the generosity of those private donors who have also given their support.

The program will be recorded for ABC Classics in the Eugene Goossens Studios. Listen out for news of its release later this year! It follows on the heels of another ABC Classics release, One Hundred Days Away, which will be officially launched in November 2019.

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