22 Excursion: Mhairi Lawson & Elizabeth Kenny

, Start Time: 14:45, End Time: 18:00 St Peter's Kirk Skaill, Sandwick, KW16 3LS

It fell on a Summer's day    

Buses depart 14.45 Concert starts at 15.30 

Mhairi Lawson and Elizabeth Kenny bring their celebrated artistry to the magically austere Presbyterian kirk overlooking the Bay of Skaill.  Here they survey two sides of the border and beyond with music from the Elizabethan, Tudor and Stuart courts and some very well known songs including “It fell upon a summer’s day” and “It was a lover and his lass”. The songs are interspersed with intimate works for solo lute from the same period and we have one work by the living composer, Alec Roth, which brings us right up to date in a setting of John Donne. The programme completes with songs collected by Burns in the Scots Musical Museum.

Mhairi Lawson  Soprano

Elizabeth Kenny  Lute

Songs from Tudor and Elizabethan England by Campion, Dowland, Morley

Robert Johnson  Pavane
John Dowland  Loth to depart 
Alec Roth  Autumnal *Scottish Première*
Henry VIII
 Greensleeves                                         

Songs from Stuart Scotland from the Musica Britannica

Giovanni Batista Viviani  Passacaglia
Lamento di Maria Stuarda  Carissimi
Songs by Robert Burns

Tickets £20 Concessions £15

Ticket price includes transport

Duration approximately 2 hours

Ticket includes light refreshments

Buses depart Palace Road, Kirkwall 14.45; Concert 15.30

Buses depart St Peter’s and return to Palace Road after the concert

Parking is very limited, please use the Festival buses

 

Location Map

St Peter's Kirk

Skaill, Sandwick KW16 3LS

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I, Pilgrim

19:30 - 20:50 , Kirkwall

The Trondheim Soloists

22:00 - 23:10 , Kirkwall

Edinburgh Quartet

14:30 - 16:30 , Stromness

Hear My Music & The Assembly Project

15:30 - 16:30 , Kirkwall

Robin Michael & Savitri Grier

22:00 - 23:10 , Kirkwall

Gildas Quartet

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

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14:15 - 17:15 , Dounby

Steven Osborne

19:00 - 21:00 , Kirkwall

Ashley Fripp

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

Excursion: Mhairi Lawson & Elizabeth Kenny

14:45 - 18:00 ,

Festival on Tour: Alison McNeill & Sasha Savaloni

19:00 - 20:40 , Rousay

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22:00 - 23:10 , Kirkwall

Joseph Shiner & Ashley Fripp

10:30 - 12:00 , Stromness

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13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

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19:30 - 21:30 , Kirkwall

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13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

Festival on Tour: Spencer Strachan Duo

21:30 - 22:30 , Sandwick

I, Pilgrim

19:30 - 20:50 , Kirkwall

BBC SINGERS

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

The Story of Magnus Erlendsson

19:00 - 20:15 , Kirkwall

Edinburgh Quartet

14:30 - 16:30 , Stromness

Hear My Music & The Assembly Project

15:30 - 16:30 , Kirkwall

Gildas Quartet

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

Excursion: Alison McNeill & Sasha Savaloni

14:15 - 17:15 , Dounby

Excursion: Mhairi Lawson & Elizabeth Kenny

14:45 - 18:00 ,

Songs, Chants & Laments

22:00 - 23:10 , Kirkwall

New Music, New Directions

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

I, Pilgrim

19:30 - 20:50 , Kirkwall

BBC SINGERS

13:00 - 14:00 , Kirkwall

The Story of Magnus Erlendsson

19:00 - 20:15 , Kirkwall

The Norwegian Radio Orchestra & Festival Chorus

19:30 - 21:30 , Kirkwall

Singers' Masterclass: Mhairi Lawson

15:00 - 17:00 , KIRKWALL

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices

22:00 - 23:00 , Kirkwall

Excursion: Mhairi Lawson & Elizabeth Kenny

14:45 - 18:00 ,

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland: Song by Song

15:00 - 17:00 , Stromness

Bergen Domkor

19:00 - 21:00 , Kirkwall

Festival on Tour: Bergen Domkor

14:30 - 16:30 , Stronsay

Excursion: Alison McNeill & Sasha Savaloni

14:15 - 17:15 , Dounby

Excursion: Mhairi Lawson & Elizabeth Kenny

14:45 - 18:00 ,

Festival on Tour: Alison McNeill & Sasha Savaloni

19:00 - 20:40 , Rousay

Festival on Tour: Spencer Strachan Duo

21:30 - 22:30 , Sandwick

Festival on Tour: Bergen Domkor

14:30 - 16:30 , Stronsay

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