Sunday Recitals Summerhall, Main Hall
Hours of concert play for the price of a Sunday Day Ticket or Supersaver.

12:00pm  Henry Webster

Award-winning fiddle player Henry Webster is among the latest generation of folk musicians bringing a fresh perspective to the English/ British traditions. As well as performing solo, Henry is the fiddle player with The Will Pound Band and the genre-bending electronic/ folk trio Tandem. Webster is not only known for his virtuosity and musicality, but also his mastery of a variety of styles; his solo set features seamless breaks into classical repertoire and electronic inflection.

1:00pm  Mhairi Marwick

Mhairi Marwick, a fiddle player from Fochabers, graduated from the BA Applied Music Course at Strathclyde University in 2013. Since graduating, Mhairi was a finalist in BBC Radio Scotland’s Traditional Musician of the Year 2014. She has performed abroad with various bands in America, across Europe and Taiwan. Mhairi performs regularly with original band “Fat Suit” from Glasgow who completed a 21 date European Tour last summer and recently recorded their third album.

Henry Webster

Mhairi Marwick

2:00pm  Sarah Northcott, Duggi Caird & Matt Smith

Sarah, Duggi and Matt weave together original arrangements  of old and new tunes from Scotland and beyond. With long experience in playing for dancing, their style features strong rhythms alongside subtle harmonies, and their music ranges from traditional English and Scottish dance tunes, via Scandinavia and Brittany, to original material drawn from a variety of influences.
Sarah Northcott, Duggi Caird & Matt Smith

3:00pm  Lev Atlas

Violinist and violist Lev Atlas began his musical career in Russia. Graduating from the Rostov State Rachmaninov Conservatoire, he then became a member of the internationally acclaimed Rostov String Quartet. Since 1992 Lev Atlas has been Principal Viola at the Scottish Opera Orchestra as well as having a distinguished career in World and Klezmer music genres. Lev will be accompanied by Stephen Adam on the piano.

Lev Atlas

4:00pm  Archie McAllister

"Archie McAllister's fiddling, steeped in west coast dance tradition, carries a frankness of tone that is extremely effective on slow airs and down right exhilarating at full tilt." (Living Tradition magazine). Playing tunes mainly from the folk and pipe tradition of Kintyre and Argyllshire composed both by himself and other Kintyre composers including Alex McAllister, Maurice Duncan, Ron Fleming and Jim McKenzie, Archie McAllister will feature a wide selection of tunes, showing the influence of the pipes on fiddle playing in Kintyre as well as in the Gaelic, Irish and Ayrshire tradition.
Archie McAllister

5:00pm  Final Stramash

Your chance to play with our performers in one of the largest sessions in the UK.

Stramash by Ros Gasson