Eden Court will host a concert of highlights from this year’s Inverness Music Festival on the 7th of June.
Starting in 1922 as a one-day event, the competition now runs for 10 days with over 1,100 entries representing more than 4,000 participants. The night will showcase a wide range of styles from the competition including nursery rhyme via string ensemble to ceilidh band. Highlights of the event will include;
Fresh from the fringe event at The Village in March, The Rocking Recorders have wowed many with their covers of ‘Great Balls of Fire’ and ‘Beat It’. The students of Milton of Leys Primary certainly challenge preconceptions of what can be done with recorders.
Finishing her tenure at Culloden Academy , music teacher Alison MacKenzie brings with her the Culloden Academy Woodwind Ensemble & Mary MacVicar on fiddle.
Winner of the the Curtis Craig Finale Competition during the festival , Molly MacGregor will take to the stage twice on; first on the piano then accompanied by her sister Hattie as they perform their heart stopping strings duet, Passacaglia – Handel/Halvorsen.
Other singers on the bill include; Jessica Turner (Kingussie) – Early Music , Christopher & Fingal Cowie (Nairn) – Vocal Duet, Ian M Douglas (Nairn) – Sacred Music and Rhowanna MacGregorn (Beauly) – Opera Solo .
Tickets are £10 and available from Eden Court Box Office , more information is also available about the Inverness music festival.