When Scottish Enlightenment philosopher David Hume and Nancy Ord, daughter of the Chief Baron of the Scottish Exchequer, fell in love, the result was an explosive scandal and a doomed relationship. David Black’s play telling their little-known story returns to Summerhall after a limited run as part of our 2016 Edinburgh Fringe programme.
The performance on Saturday 12 January features an exclusive preview of an aria from Phamie Gow’s forthcoming mini-opera based on the play.
Celebrating its fifth anniversary, Aulos Productions is proud to present a double-bill revival. For one price, catch expanded versions of two of their most critically-acclaimed shows: “Women of the Mourning Fields” and “Antigone na h’Éireann”.
Keyvan Chemirani, Bijan Chemirani and Sokratis Sinopoulos are exceptional musicians: intuitive, agile, inventive. Together, they’ll join Scottish Ensemble musicians to explore the connections between the music of Baroque Europe and the Eastern musical traditions of the same era; the results are astonishing, shedding new light on history, music and our perceptions of both.