Monday, 28 September 2009

A Good Suit of Clothes - An elegant evening of Gaelic Song

Fiona Mackenzie will be staging a unique recital of emigrant Scottish Gaelic songs at Brodie Castle on Sunday October 25th, in an event called A Good Suit of Clothes: An elegant evening of Gaelic Song. From Fiona's website at www.fionamackenzie.org/Brodie_Castle.html :

As part of the Highland Homecoming celebrations in October 2009, Fiona will be using the beautifully sumptuous setting of Brodie Castle drawing room to stage a unique recital of Gaelic emigrant songs, telling the story of the many 1000s of Emigrants who have left Highland shores over the centuries, to sail to the ‘New World.

The songs will include traditional and contemporary songs, arranged for voice and piano and all the songs have recently been featured on Fiona’s new album “A Good Suit of Clothes”, arranged by Irvin Duguid. Fiona will also tell the stories which inspired the songs

Mod Gold Medallist Fiona will be accompanied on the Castle’s fine grand piano by well known Scottish Musical Director, producer, composer and pianist, Kennedy Aitchison.

There will also be a display of photographs and of artwork by local school pupils, of scenes illustrating the stories.

Bubbly and canapés will be served after the recital.

Tickets are extremely limited for this unique event so please book early - £20 (under 16s £10) from Fiona or Brodie Castle (0844) 4932156

NB: Brodie castle is near Forres in Moray - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brodie_Castle

Chris

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2 comments:

Fiona said...

THanks for helping with the promotion! Fada nad chomain - much appreciated
Fiona

Chris Paton said...

'S e ur beatha!

Chris