Due to unforeseen circumstances Mohsen Amini will not be appearing at this Saturday’s (13 January) l Soup ' n' Song concert at Dundee’s Marryat Hall. Instead, Charlie Stewart current BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year will now join Craig Irving at the performance. Soup ‘n’ Song is a series of lunchtime concerts run by Leisure & Culture Dundee with the support of Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Dundee Festival Trust and provides an introduction to Gaelic music and song.
Charlie Stewart is the current BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year where He was praised for a "moving and spirited" performance which set him apart from five fellow finalists. The student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland first picked up the fiddle as a nine-year-old, after hearing his godfather perform. He also plays with two bands - Dosca and Levack, Stewart, Irving - and has performed all over Europe.
Craig Irving from Inverness studied music at Lews Castle College, Benbecula and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow from 2013 to 2016.Craig won the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award, a Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award and received a nomination for Up and Coming Artist of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards in 2015 and both are Live Music Now performers.
Next up in the series is Mary McInroy on Sunday 28 January 2018 and the Dundee Gaelic Choir perform on Sunday 25 February 2018.
Tickets include soup and a roll and are available for £5 from Dundee Box Office. Concerts starts at 2pm with soup served at 1.30pm.