This musical partnership between Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland’s premier fiddle ambassador, and the sizzlingly-talented young California cellist Natalie Haas is the fulfilment of a long-standing musical dream for Fraser who was looking for a cellist who could help him return the cello to the rhythmic heart of Scottish dance music.
Haas, a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, was only 15 when they played their first gig together. Today the duo tours the world displaying dazzling teamwork, driving, dancing rhythms, and their shared passion for improvising on the melody and the groove of Scottish tunes.
“Haas is the percussive power to Fraser’s fiddle fireworks, providing syncopated, bowed underpinnings to his melodies and solos,” The Patriot News
The Hermes ExperimentDate: 11/02/2018Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free This exciting, innovative quartet incorporates new commissions, arrangements of existing works from Bach to Joni Mitchell and live improvisation.
Philip Higham & Susan TomesDate: 06/03/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free One of Scotland's finest cellists and one of Scotland's finest pianists join forces.to play Beethoven, Janacek, Debussy, John Maxwell Geddes and Simon Smith.
Clare HammondDate: 24/04/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £14, £7, Free Award-winning pianist Clare Hammond plays a brilliantly imaginative concert programme bringing together music from across 4 centuries.
The Fureys 40th Anniversary TourDate: 22/05/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £20, £10 for schoolchildren The Fureys return for another great night of music, songs and stories in this, their 40th Anniversary year.
Lindsay Lou & The FlatbellysDate: 24/02/2018Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPrice: £15, £13, £6 for under 15s The blazing hot Michigan roots ensemble return with their rapid-fire picking, stop-and-go bass lines, and steamy vocals from the leading lady.