Fèis an Eilein – Skye Festival

Talla Mhòr , Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye, IV44 8RQ

Hebrides Ensemble is delighted to be making its first appearance at the glorious Fèis an Eilein, the annual festival of music and performance on the majestic Isle of Skye. We are bringing a programme of innovative chamber music by Weir, MacMillan, Poulenc and Bartók, coupled with a thread of Gaelic-inspired works by Beamish, Sweeney, and Grant.

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Programme:

Sally Beamish – Piobaireachd (10’)

Bill Sweeney – Òran-Buidheachas (4’)

Donald Grant – Bha lá eile ann (4’)

Francis Poulenc – Trio (14’)

Interval

Judith Weir – O Viridissima (4’)

James MacMillan – ‘Motet’ from Since it was the day of preparation… (3’)

Béla Bartók – Contrasts (20’)


 

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