Events: StAnza 2011
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Poetry in Concert
Music and poetry in this Sorley MacLean tribute event with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, soprano Lesley-Jane Rogers, soloists Alison Mitchell and Jane Atkins, the University of St Andrews Chamber Orchestra and Maoilios Caimbeul
This event took place on Sun 20 March
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium
As part of our celebrations to mark the centenary of the great Scottish poet Sorley MacLean (Somhairle MacGill-Eain), acclaimed soprano Lesley-Jane Rogers and soloists from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra join the St Andrews University Chamber Orchestra in a concert featuring winning compositions from young composers of new settings for Sorley MacLean poems, together with a reading of the poems in their original Gaelic by this year’s Poet In Residence. Supporting music in this poetry focused event will include other verse settings by Sally Beamish. Tha an tachartas seo na phàirt de fḥcas Gàidhlig na bliadhna sa.
Presented in partnership with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the University of St Andrews Music Centre; with the support of The Garrick Charitable Trust; and in association with The Sorley MacLean Trust and Carcanet Press