Echoes: Hebrides Ensemble + Drake Music Scotland

The Queen's Hall , Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG, UK
The image features 2 men. One, Chris Jacquin, is wearing a black top and blue jeans and is sat in a wheelchair. The other, Gordon Bragg, is wearing all black and is standing playing a violin.
Gordon Bragg and Chris Jacquin

A concert of new music by disabled composers

Following the multi award-winning ‘Diversions’ in 2019, Drake Music Scotland and Hebrides Ensemble present ‘Echoes’, a concert of new works by disabled composers.

Ben Lunn (Hebrides Ensemble Trainee Artistic Director) has once again invited composers from across the UK to write chamber works for acoustic and digital instruments.

Performed live at The Queen’s Hall by members of Digital Orchestra and Hebrides Ensemble.

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Rhona Smith Silent Shadow for digital harp, clarinet and cello

Chris Jacquin Melancholic Spiral for Brain-fingers and violin

Ewan MacKay Echoes in Time for iPad, Linnstrument/Keyboard and clarinet

Karen Sutherland Entwine for iPad, clarinet, viola and MiMu Gloves

Ștefan Niculescu Echos II (excerpt) for violin and Brain-fingers

Lucy Hale Sustain and Snap for solo cello

Ben Lunn Farewell Lucy for solo cello

Sarah Lianne-Lewis Ocean of Stars for Digital-Harp and cello

Siobhan Dyson Long Sharp Winds for solo violin

Sonia Allori Spider for MiMu, digital harp, iPad and Linnstrument/Keyboard

Ben Lunn if Conlan had met Rhona… for Digital harp, clarinet, violin, viola and cello

We encourage audiences to choose the most sustainable method of travel to attend our performances. For information on how to reach the Queen’s Hall please click the link here.

To find out more about accessibility measures at the Queens Hall please click the link here.

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