Event

Mary-Jannet Leith recorder
Dominika Fehér violin
Florence Petit cello
Thomas Allery harpsichord
with
Kathleen Gilbert Highland dancer

Award-winning early music group Ensemble Hesperi present a taste of 18th-century Scotland through this unique collaboration. Inspired by the haunting traditional melodies and infectious dance rhythms around them, Scottish composers created a new ‘fusion’ of folk and high baroque fashion to save Scottish musical culture from extinction!

This timeless music will be brought to life with special choreography by Highland dancer, Kathleen Gilbert.

Cabaret format (price B seating mostly in Gallery)

Supported by a Lottery Grant from Arts Council England

Supported by The Behrens Foundation


Prom Ticket/RVS (on door only) £5


Programme  
James Oswald
1710–1769
  Airs for the Seasons – Spring/Summer
The Pheasant’s Eye – The Tulip
Giuseppe Sammartini
1695–1750
  Sonata VI from 12 Trio Sonatas Adagio – Allegro – Largo – Allegro
Francesco Barsanti c.1548–1611   A Collection of Scots Tunes
The Lass of Peaty’s Mill – Pinkie House – Clout the Cauldron
Francesco Geminiani 1687–1762   Trio in F major
Andante: The Last time I came o’er the moor – Grave – Allegro
John Reid
1721–1807
  Solo II (A Second Sett of Six Solos) Andante – Allegro – Moderato – Giga
I N T E R V A L    
Earl of Kellie
1732–1781
  Trio Sonata in C
Andante grazioso – Fuga – Tempo di minuetto
Oswald
  Sonata on Scots Tunes
O mother what shall I do – Ettrik Banks – Cromlit’s Lilt – Polwart on the Green
Oswald   Airs for the Seasons – Spring
The Poppy – The Narcissus
William McGibbon 1690–1756   Trio Sonata in Imitation of Corelli Adagio – Allegro – Largo – Allegro
Robert Bremner
1713–1789
  Variations on a Scots theme