Friday 26th August, 9pm
New Town Theatre, Edinburgh

Mr McFall’s Chamber’s album ‘Birds and Beasts’ has been attracting a lot of attention since its release in May last year on Delphian Records and we're delighted to be giving the programme another outing in Edinburgh as part of Kistaceltica at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Nine luminaries of Scottish Classical, Jazz and Folk music come together on Birds and Beasts to celebrate the music written of the late musical genius Martyn Bennett, who died at a tragically young age leaving an incredible legacy of work. His unique dance music was inspired by the tunes and rhythms of his Gaelic roots and his connections with other traditional musical cultures, letting their vibrancy, eloquence and spirit resound alongside electronic beats and grooves. A long-planned collaboration with Mr McFall’s Chamber was never realised during Martyn’s short lifetime. For their second disc with Delphian, Robert McFall has put together a programme of his own sympathetic arrangements of Martyn’s music alongside original works by Fraser Fifield, another of Scotland’s virtuosic musical innovators. The premiere recording of Martyn’s ‘Piece’ epitomises his sophisticated mastery of fusion.

“One of the most innovative albums of the year” (Folk Radio UK)

“A virtuoso achievement all round” (The List)

Tickets: or 0131 226 0000

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