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Chris Stout & Catriona McKay — Glenshee

+ Chloe Matharu

Scotland Unwrapped

Thu 9 May

Chris Stout & Catriona McKay — Glenshee

+ Chloe Matharu

Scotland Unwrapped

‘Best Duo’ award-winners at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2018, violinist Chris Stout and harpist Catriona McKay return to Kings Place as part of Scotland Unwrapped, taking these most traditional of Scottish instruments and catapulting them into the contemporary world of music making.

A 30 year-long sees this remarkable duo weave their way seamlessly between glorious soundscapes and music of breathtaking simplicity. The intense and rugged coastal scenery and the dramatic seas that surround their respective origins in Fair Isle and Dundee are ever-present in this treasured duo sound. Virtuosic and cinematic, Chris and Catriona’s music charts a rhythmic and harmonic terrain that is all their own. The result is a dynamic and intrepidly adventurous sound that transcends genre yet remains immovably tethered to place.

This performance has their recent masterpiece Glenshee as its centre piece. Richly evocative music capturing the iconic Scottish Glen steeped in history with sky wide ties.

This event will last approximately 2 hours, including an interval.


‘Clear and strong…always a startling freshness and spontaneity at work…virtuosic and physically engaging’. ***** The Glasgow Herald

‘Sonically exquisite’ The Guardian

‘Unimpeachable’ The Irish Times  

This music is Breathtaking.’ fROOTS 

About Chloe Matharu:

Chloe Matharu is an award winning Scottish Indian singer songwriter and harpist on the West Coast of Scotland. Many of her songs draw on her time as a Navigational Officer in the Merchant Navy, inspired by the natural world as experienced at sea. Her music offers ‘an intriguing insight into a new tradition of maritime folk music with thoughtful songwriting embellished by her voice and superb harp playing’ The Herald

‘absolutely incredible’ BBC Woman’s Hour

Date:Thu 9 May
Start time:8pm (Doors: 7.30pm)
Venue:Hall One
+ 10% booking fee.

Booking Fees

A booking fee of 10% will be applied in your basket, with a maximum charge of £5.00 per transaction. Kings Place Friends are exempt from all booking fees.

Why do booking fees apply?
Booking fees (per order, not per ticket) covers our Box Office administrative costs so that Kings Place Music Foundation, the charity set up to run the music spaces at Kings Place, can continue to support our programme, artists and learning and participation work.

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