Saturday 1 October / 4.30pm
(Approx running time: 1 hour,
Family offer, under 16s £6
Leigh Melrose, Genesis Sixteen, NYOS Camerata and RSNO Junior Chorus
Conducted by Eamonn Dougan and Sir James MacMillan, with Christopher Bell
Copland American Songs (Book One)
Cecilia McDowall Stabat Mater (Scottish Premiere)
Please note: Sir Willard White, who was due to perform at this concert, is no longer able to appear at this year's Festival.
A wealth of musical riches is planned for our newest Tryst venue, Auchinleck Parish Church, also known as Barony Church. We welcome Leigh Melrose to the Festival; he will sing in the Scottish premiere of Cecilia McDowall’s Stabat Mater, alongside our new Festival Chorus, Genesis Sixteen, the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Camerata and the RSNO Junior Chorus, conducted by Eamonn Dougan, assisted by Christopher Bell and Andrew McTaggart. Leigh Melrose will also perform Copland’s American Songs directed by Sir James MacMillan.