[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Evoking the wild and rugged beauty of Scotland’s heathered hills, this program of Scots songs and reels from 17th & 18th century sources crosses boundaries from folk to art music and from the alehouse to the salon. Premiering in time for Burns Day (January 25), soprano Elena Mullins sings tales of...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYqe7CePcuQ&feature=youtu.be[/embed] Daniel Swenberg, a specialist in Renaissance and Baroque lutes, theorbos, Baroque and 19th-century guitars, and Baroque mandolino, is one of the featured artists for Les Délices' upcoming Concert Series film, The Highland Lassie, (premiering this Thursday!) One of the instruments he plays in this program of 18th century Scottish songs and reels is the English guittar. Though not frequently heard these days,...

Poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) remains so beloved that over two hundred years after his death, he was voted Greatest Scot by the Scottish public in a 2009 national poll. Burns achieved eminence in his lifetime and beyond by embracing and expounding upon traditional Scots culture. Celebrated annually on January 25th, Burns Day toasts the man whose poetry, marked by extraordinary...