Oops, the comings and goings and goings and comings of duo activities have rather taken up our time and energy in the last several months, not allowing for updates. However, it has not been a time of standing still. Many somersaults have indeed been turned. … Continue reading Turning creative somersaults
2018 is proving an interesting year for our adventures in music making. Into which new directions can you take one voice and one single line instrument? Well, the answer seems to be, quite a few! The joy of working as a duo is that each … Continue reading Turning our talents
With thanks to the Friends of Aden in Aberdeenshire for hosting the sixth outing of the Turning the Elements programme - and for this lovely review. Performing the two suites just gets more interesting and enjoyable every time. "A hauntingly beautiful concert with skilled performance … Continue reading Elements of audience reaction
We're looking forward to heading in a new direction with a performance in Aden Country Park in Aberdeenshire on Sunday 7th May. Aden Country Park events The joy of performing the Turning the Elements programme is having the opportunity to add in new songs to … Continue reading North easterly directions
The Wighton Heritage Centre saw the fifth performance of Three Pieces for Soprano and Clarinet and Horo on 21st January 2017 as part of a Cappuccino Concert hosted by Friends of Wighton. "Wonderful concert from "Turning the Elements", at the Wighton this morning. The glorious … Continue reading Elements of performance
After a highly successful performance for the Arran Theatre and Arts Trust in October, we turn our sights eastwards, to Dundee, for the start of a new year and the continuation of the adventure which the Turning the Elements project has become. Date: Saturday 21st … Continue reading Turning to a new year
We are delighted to have received a grant from the Hope Scott Trust, which is helping to fund further performances of our programme. The confirmed dates so far are: Arran on October 19th 2016 Dundee on January 21st 2017 More details will follow as soon … Continue reading Turning in new directions
Another successful performance, including readings of the poems by the poets themselves, took place at the Byre Theatre, in St Andrews, on March 6th 2016, as part of the StAnza Festival. L to R: Stuart Murray Mitchell, Jane McKie, Joanna Nicholson, Stewart Sanderson, Frances Cooper, … Continue reading The Creative Collaborators
StAnza - March 6th 2016 We're delighted to be performing at StAnza, in St Andrews - and doubly so as Jane McKie and Stewart Sanderson will be reading their poems as part of the event. Two ways to hear their words... spoken and sung. Will … Continue reading Next stop,StAnza Poetry Festival!
https://turningtheelements.wordpress.com/the-words-and-the-music/ Snatches of sound and whispers of words from our performance in Jedburgh.