Making Waves

Making Waves - Piano Recital by Nicolas McCarthy 6 June, St Cecilia's Hall Edinburgh, 7pm. Making Waves Concert by Digital Orchestra and Hebrides Ensemble, 13 june Queen's Hall Edinburgh, 7.30pm.

MAKING WAVES – the latest in our series of groundbreaking concerts with the renowned Hebrides Ensemble

This June, Drake Music Scotland is presenting not one but two thrilling concerts celebrating the work of UK-based disabled composers and musicians in collaboration with the Hebrides Ensemble and pianist Nicholas McCarthy, world leading exponent of work for left-hand only piano. To buy TICKETS follow the links below each event:

Solo Piano Recital

with Nicholas McCarthy, St Cecilia’s Hall, 50 Niddry St Edinburgh EH1 1LG

Thursday 6th June 7 – 9pm
A stunning programme of work for left-handed piano featuring the World Premiere of a new work commissioned by Drake Music Scotland from rising young composer Joe Stollery.
St Cecilia’s Hall Information:

Making Waves

The Queen’s Hall, 85-89 Clerk St Edinburgh EH8 9JG

Thursday 13th June 7.30 – 10pm
The acclaimed collaborative partnership between Drake Music Scotland and Hebrides Ensemble led by cellist William Conway continues with a concert at The Queen’s Hall on Thursday 13th June 2024 with Making Waves.  Third in the series that began with Diversions in 2019 followed by last year’s New Music Scotland Award-winning Echoes it features thrilling new works for digital and acoustic instruments from a dynamic line-up of disabled composers from across the UK, including Brit Awards ‘Future Sound of Britain’ composer Megan Steinberg, long-term Drake collaborator Ewan MacKay, and the energised music of Martin Gaughan alongside four emerging composers: Meg Kelly, Kat Stephenson, Harry Woodman and Edinburgh-based electronic artist Naafi.
The concert will feature many of the pioneering accessibility hallmarks for which Drake Music Scotland is renowned, including information about each piece from host Ben Lunn, captions, BSL interpretation and a sensory area.