Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Burns Night Celebration - Burns Monument Centre


 
Burns Night Celebration
 
Friday 25th January, 7.30pm, Burns Monument Centre, Kilmarnock
 
Join us for a Burns Night celebration in an evening of Scottish songs with Mezzo-soprano Anne Lewis and musician Bill Taylor.
 
The performance will include a programme of traditional Scots songs and airs, many of which are taken from the Scots Musical Museum, by James Johnson and Robert Burns, published between 1787 and 1803.  Other pieces in the recital will come from a variety of historical sources and include different melodies, lyrics and settings from 17th-18th century collections for lute, mandore, fiddle and keyboard.
 
There will be plenty of familiar Burns favourites and also some less well-known, along with some beautiful Scots airs played on the Highland wire-strung clarsach and a copy of an early 18th-century gut-strung hook harp.    
 
Tickets priced £10/£8 concession are available from the Dick Institute on 01563 554300 or the Burns Monument Centre on 01563 576695.
 
 
 
Ross McGregor
Heritage Services Officer
Library, Registration and Information Services
 
Burns Monument Centre
Kay Park, Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA3 7RU
01563 553655
 
 

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