Elspeth - Scottish Harp

About me - Theatre

My commissions and performances in this field have taken many forms and this work I find extremely enjoyable. Most recently, in September 2009,  I co-wrote the music for 'The Ragged Lion' by Alan Massie which toured the south of Scotland. Other highlights include composing and performing my music for the following:

2014 Borders Book Festival, Melrose – performed and wrote music with fiddle player Shona Mooney for an adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's novel “Waverley” with: John Sessions, Phyllida Law, David Robb, Sam West and Zoe Hunter.
2013 Borders Book Festival, Melrose – performed and wrote music for reading of Sir Walter Scott's “The Lay of the Last Minstrel” with: Joanna Lummley, David Robb, Briony McRoberts and Michael Mackenzie.
2000 Fusion of Fables' - toured Scotland and the Tula region of Russia
1994 'Bridges and Bridging the Tweed' - Rideout Theatre Company
1991  'A Song for Yarrow' & 'Lady John Scott' - for the Festival of Ballads and Legends
1990 'Adventure of Love and Magic' by Judy Steel - Mull Little Theatre and Edinburgh Festival Fringe
1989 'The Minstrel and the Shirra' - Alan Massie - toured Skye, USA, and at Edinburgh International Festival
1987 'The Traverse Theatre - The Wizard Lady of Branholm' by Judy Steel



Elspeth with her Scottish Harp