Date(s) - 28th Jan 2015
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Opening this special evening of musicin the main auditorium at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
Originally commissioned by Stirling Council to mark 700 years since the Battle of Bannockburn, this epic creation by revered Highland piper and Gaelic scholar Allan MacDonald features a cast of some 50 musicians, on pipes, strings, brass, vocals and percussion. Combining his wealth of historical knowledge with grand contemporary flair, the music, on which MacDonald collaborated with cellist and arranger Neil Johnstone, vividly and movingly evokes the sounds, action and emotions of battle.
Performers include Angus MacDonald, Iain MacDonald, Aidan O’Rourke, Lori Watson, Innes Watson, Christine Hanson, Fraser Fifield, Dick Lee, Duncan Lyall, Mary Macmaster, Donald Hay, Daniel Thorpe, Griogair Labhruidh, Kathleen MacInnes and Rod Paterson, together with Stirling youth music groups.