This concert is part of the Sound Out Leeds 2023/24 series.
Fergus McCreadie – piano
David Bowden – bass
Stephen Henderson – drums
Rakhi Singh – violin
Donald Grant – violin
Simone van der Giessen – viola
Christian Elliott – cello
Fergus McCreadie Selections from Forest Floor, Stream and new work (world premiere) Donald Grant Thoir thusa nuas an rionnag sin (Bring you down that star) (world premiere) Donald Grant NZ 2004 Trad. Airs Christian Mason Selections from Tuvan and Sardinian Songbooks Joseph Haydn Op 54 No 2, II: Adagio György Kurtág Selections from Officium breve in memoriam Andreae Szervánszky Anna Meredith Honeyed Words
Experience a joyful fusion of jazz and Scottish folk music in this unique show.
Mercury Prize-nominated pianist Fergus McCreadie and his spellbinding jazz trio join Manchester Collective’s string quartet for music that blends jazz, new classical, and folk. Scotsman Donald Grant arranges traditional folk tunes oozing with heart-warming and optimistic melodies for this unlikely band of players.
Prepare for a delightful mix of Fergus’ new compositions paired with classic folk tunes, promising an unforgettable and enjoyable musical celebration.
Join us for this fun-filled gig and let the party begin!