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Polenta and bagpipes at La Cantina del Vino

... with the sound of bagpipes, violin, guitar and voices joined in Scots and Gaelic traditional song.

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The annual School of Scots and Gaelic traditional song, music and dance, organised by Càirdeas nam Piobairean, Hamish Moore’s fellowship of pipers is in full swing in Barga.

Getting near to the end of the week and it was time to move outside of the castle walls.

Following the piper, the staff and students of the school made their way down to the Cantina del Vino for an evening of polenta and bagpipes.

Kathleen MacInnes– Gaelic song.

Kenneth MacKenzie (Cape Breton) – Fiddle (Pipes).

Annie Grace – Pipes and Scots Song.

Annie is a piper, singer, actor, and writer of tunes and songs. She was a founder member of Iron Horse, and after several years of international touring with the band, embarked on a solo musical career and also began working in theatre as an actor/musician. Annie has recorded two solo albums, and been involved in numerous musical projects such as The Unusual Suspects, Grace Hewat and Polwart and The Grit Orchestra. She was an original member of the cast in the award-winning National Theatre of Scotland production The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, and is also playing Mrs Dee the landlady, in the 2018 Northern stage production of Sting’s musical,
The last Ship.

Brighde Chaimbeul – Pipes.

Hamish Moore – Pipes.

Jenny MacKenzie (Cape Breton) – Step Dance and Quadrilles.

Sylvia McGowan and Eileen Penman – Scots song.




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