Celtic Connections: The Scottish Clarinet Quartet with Ros Dunlop
Entry Requirements: Over 18s only
A concert investigating the relationship between music and place – with Ros Dunlop's programme sound space time exploring the sound worlds of the Australian landscape, its Indigenous roots, and the world of space and time of acoustic and artificial sound – and that of the Scottish Clarinet Quartet presenting works by Scottish and Australian composers. The acts will also collaborate through joint performances of the music of Glasgow-based Australian composer Graham Hair.
Since 2002 the Scottish Clarinet Quartet (Frances Barker, Sally Day, Nicola Long, Alex South) has enjoyed acclaim and success as Scotland's foremost clarinet quartet,
As individuals its players have worked with all the major professional Scottish orchestras, with a full range of chamber, contemporary and avant-garde groups including Auricle Ensemble, Edinburgh Contemporary Music Ensemble and Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, and on a plethora of other musical projects including collaborations with Scottish Dance Theatre and with touring West End shows.
Ros Dunlop is a clarinettist and bass clarinettist and has been an advocate of new music all her professional life. In particular, she has promoted music written by Australian composers through her performances and recordings. Her current performance and recording project sound space time, tours in Europe in January 2017.