Perth Theatre Perth
The Seer is a 45 min suite of new music based on the life and prophecies of 17th Century prophet, The Brahan Seer.
Growing up on the Black Isle, acclaimed fiddler and composer Lauren MacColl has long been immersed in the tales of this 'Highland Nostradamus', stories deeply imbedded in the aural culture of the north. Drawing on inspiration from place, people and with a notably dark undercurrent, Lauren's music is accompanied by images from artist Somhairle MacDonald. The accompanying album was shortlisted for both Album of the Year and Composer of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards.
Joining Lauren to present The Seer - and a first half of brand new music - are folk luminaries Mairearad Green (The Poozies), Rachel Newton (The Shee), Anna Massie (Blazin' Fiddles), Megan Henderson (Breabach) and Signy Jakobsdottir.
This tour is made possible by Creative Scotland
Tickets: £17.50; no concessions (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket)
Kids go FREE to this show - two 16 and unders go free with a paying adult. To trigger this offer insert your under 16's tickets into your basket and the discount will be applied automatically.
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Horsecross Arts is a creative organisation that runs the fantastic Perth Concert Hall, and the newly refurbished Perth Theatre, Scotland’s oldest repertory theatre company.
These two wonderful, contrasting venues - the historic Edwardian theatre with its classic proscenium arch and the state of the art concert hall with some of the finest acoustics in Europe - are at the heart of cultural life in Perthshire and the venues are a destination and a resource base for everyone.
The multi-award winning team has earned a reputation for adventurous programming, unique commissions, critically acclaimed performances by world-class artists and inspirational community activities.
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