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Haddo Baroque Ensemble and Poetry, Place and Perspective

  • The Library Haddo House Methlick, Ellon Aberdeenshire AB41 7EQ (map)

The Haddo Baroque Ensemble will play:

Four Airs for the Seasons – James Oswald (1711-1769)

  • The Campanula for Violin and Continuo.
    Tempo di Minuetto; Musette.

  • The Monk’s Hood for Recorder and Continuo
    Aria; Tempo di Minuetto; Gavotta.

  • The Belvedere for Gamba and Continuo.
    Amoroso Largo; Allegro.

  • The Marvel of Peru for Recorder, Violin and Continuo
    Scortese; Comic; Musette.

In association with the Scottish Poetry Library and the Elphinstone Institute, George Gunn, Aonghas MacNeacail, Liz Niven, Gerda Stevenson and Sheila Templeton will read from their work in their own voices.

After a short interval, there will be a panel discussion with all the poets on the challenges and opportunities of writing in their own voices, chaired by Professor Peter Reid with Asif Khan, Director of the Scottish Poetry Library and Professor Tom McKean, Director of the Elphinstone Institute.

This performance will be followed by an opportunity for the audience to meet the artists.

Tickets for this event are £12 standard, £9 for Under 26 and are available from the ticket link here.

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