Transplanted: music at the Botanics this Saturday

Posted on 14/10/2014 by


There’s music at the Botanics on Saturday afternoon:

transplanted.114712Don’t miss Transplanted, a performance by string duo High Heels & Horse Hair (pictured below) which celebrates the rich diversity of Scotland’s plant life and its music.

In 1755 Scottish Baroque composer James Oswald published ‘Airs for the Seasons’, a remarkable compendium of 96 duos for violin and cello, each depicting a different plant or flower and written on a single side of paper. Inspired by these, and using the same criteria, eight of Scotland’s leading composers have written new miniatures exploring native plants and their many uses in society over the centuries.

transplanted womenTransplanted:

Saturday 18 October 2.30 pm — 4.30 pm

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Lecture Theatre, 20A Inverleith Row.

Price:£10 (£9 conc, £8 members)

Book via eventbrite – Click here to book