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Robyn Stapleton and Mike Vass Concert
July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm£27.50
Robyn Stapleton and Mike Vass perform in the Friends of Ellisland Gala Fundraising Concert at Dalswinton House, 25 July at 7pm
Robyn Stapleton is one of Scotland’s most respected interpreters of traditional song and a recipient of the coveted title, BBC Scotland Young Traditional Musician. She has gone on to perform and teach across Scotland and internationally, performing with Scotland’s most prestigious ensembles, and on BBC television and radio. Her most recent album, Songs of Robert Burns was released to critical acclaim: “5 STARS” – The Scotsman.
Recently appointed traditional artist in residence at the University of Edinburgh, Mike Vass is one of the most creative forces on the Scottish music scene. As a musician, composer, producer and arranger, he has amassed a vast body of work and collaborates with many of the leading voices among today’s Scots and Gaelic tradition.
In this unique collaborative concert, Robyn Stapleton and Mike Vass will perform a range of folk music from across Scotland. Featuring songs in the Scots, English and Gaelic language, this performance is inspired by the words and music of female Scottish writers and draws upon the musical traditions of Dumfries and Galloway.
Tickets are £27.50, including refreshments and canapes, available from Midsteeple Box Office, www.ellislandfarm.co.uk or at Ellisland, 01387 740426. The venue is provided with the kind permission of the Landale family. Dalswinton House, Dalswinton, Dumfries, DG2 0XZ. Tickets limited so early booking advised.