Figures of Speech: Music – Scottish Storytelling Centre

https://youtu.be/iboPv2E4_y4 Hosted by Nicola Meighan and author Arusa Qureshi With Performances from Dr. Katie Ailes Launching a unique and interactive means of guiding audiences through the monumental (sometimes endless) realms of Scotland’s iconic books, stories and tales, Figures of Speech’s initial outing held a focus on Music. Pairing the nation’s adoration of the written word with our … Continue reading Figures of Speech: Music – Scottish Storytelling Centre

Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

Book, Music & Lyrics: Shonagh Murray Featuring works by Robert Burns Girls sent away from their Fathers, widows sitting in the shadows of their husbands and a mistress hiding her adoration, knowing to reveal her history would ruin her – there is little wonder women fashion themselves an armour. Rabbie Burns, epitome of lyrical writing, … Continue reading Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

Amadeus & The Bard – National Museum of Scotland

https://youtu.be/MQ_xOcDcHoM Director & Creator - Mary McCluskey Musical Director - Karen MacIver Based on the works of Robert Burns and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Two champions of their time, etching a significant mark on history few can claim, Robert Burns and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived hundreds of miles apart, but an intense connection in their works … Continue reading Amadeus & The Bard – National Museum of Scotland