Caledonia – Words and Music for Sir Walter

Spoken Word (choral, poetry)

  • St Vincent's - St Vincent's
  • 15:00
  • Aug 8
  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Alasdair Hutton, Brian Taylor and The Signet Singers
  • Warnings and additional info: None
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Alasdair Hutton, the narrator of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo for 30 years, and Brian Taylor, former Political Editor of BBC Scotland, give readings from Scott's works on the themes of resilience and recovery. These will be interwoven with contemporary choral settings of Scott's poetry by Edinburgh composer Nigel Don, sung by The Signet Singers. The conductor will be Stephen Doughty, Chorus Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus. A lively celebration of Scotland's literary giant, devised for the 250th anniversary of his birth.

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  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: There are 2 temporary ramps over 5 stone steps.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
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