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Sun 23rd June   

Lauren MacColl/ The Seer   

@20.00

The Seer is a musical work commissioned by Fèis Rois and was performed for the first time at Celtic Connections in Jan 2017. 

The music depicts the life and prophecies of Coinneach Odhar, the Brahan Seer, a 17th Century prophet who spent much of his life in Easter Ross. Growing up on the Black Isle, acclaimed fiddler and composer Lauren MacColl has long been immersed in the tales of this ‘Highland Nostradamus’, stories deeply imbedded in the aural culture of the north.

Drawing on inspiration from place, people and with a notably dark uncurrent, Lauren’s music is accompanied by images from artist Somhairle MacDonald.  The accompanying album was shortlisted for both Album of the Year and Composer of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards.


Joining Lauren to present The Seer - and a first half of brand new music - are folk luminaries Mairearad Green (The Poozies), Rachel Newton (The Shee), Anna Massie (Blazin’ Fiddles), Bethany Reid (RANT) and Signy Jakobsdottir.

***** Inverness Courier ​​​​​​
“MacColl’s composition is richly varied in style, pace, texture and tone.” fRoots
“A beautifully produced piece of work” Songlines

 

THE SEER's overall impact, musically and visually, is both contemplative and utterly dramatic at the same time.  

Allan Wilkinson, Northern Sky review

Find out more

 

Tickets :  £10 ADULT, £8 CHILD

Reserve tickets by email or phone 01381 610 204

 

This tour is made possible by Creative Scotland

 

 


Refreshing Art

Enjoy our tea, coffee, and our famous home baking on sale in the interval.

or BYOB

Thanks to Highland Council, Black Isle Ward Discretionary Fund

for the grant that will allow us to buy new staging.

 

 

 



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