, Start Time: 22:00, End Time: 23:10 St Magnus Cathedral Broad Street, Kirkwall KW15 1NX
Ensemble Perpetuo presents the trio arrangement of Bach’s timeless Goldberg Variations alongside newly commissioned works which take this masterpiece as their inspiration. The ensemble has invited composers from both the classical and folk world whose background is in Celtic culture to respond to Bach’s music using ideas of traditional dance forms.
Ensemble Perpetuo is a collective of musicians who bring classic and contemporary music to unusual spaces. Their string trio is led by Fenella Humphreys who is no stranger to the Festival and whose recent recordings have been winning 5-star reviews.
Fenella Humphreys Violin
Simon Tandree Viola
Cara Berridge Cello
JS Bach Goldberg Variations BWV 988 (arr. Dmitry Sitkovetsky)
David Fennessy Airs, Jigs and Reels
Tickets £20, £17, £10 / Concessions £15, £13, £8
Duration 1 hour 10 minutes
Golden precision and effortless virtuosity
St Magnus Cathedral
Broad Street KW15 1NX
Tel: 01856 874894