Songs from the Last Page

McNeillie Tent
Sat 24 Sep
16:30 UK

Songs from the Last Page is a brand-new musical celebration of Scottish writers and the world of stories created by Edinburgh-based composer and songwriter Gareth Williams, drawing on chamber music and contemporary pop. 

From Sherlock Holmes to Peter Pan, via Lanark and How To Be Both, Songs from the Last Page promises an atmospheric performance of original songs inspired by some of the nation’s favourite books. Commissioned by Chamber Music Scotland, and funded as part of Event Scotland's Year of Stories 2022. 

About Gareth Williams

Gareth Williams is an Irish composer based at Edinburgh College of Art. He was the first composer in residence for Scottish Opera from 2012 to 2015. His work spans from opera and music theatre to chamber music.

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