The invention of the printing press eroded the predominantly aural tradition of music but some melodies are innately memorable – why? The stunning young recorder virtuoso Tabea Debus answers the question with music by Caccini, Dowland, Purcell, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Corelli, Marais, Freya Waley-Cohen, and (most famous of all) Anonymous…
'Tabea Debus is one of the most exciting young musicians in the early music world … she’s challenging perceptions of the instrument'
Dating back to the middle ages, Lennoxlove House reflects the myriad of family, political and social influences that have shaped Scottish history.
Owned originally by the Maitland family and later by the Blantyres, since 1946 it has been the seat of the Dukes of Hamilton who brought from Hamilton Palace an extensive inheritance of historic furnishings and art.
Mary Queen of Scots and Chopin are both reputed to have slept here. The barrel-vaulted Great Hall is in the oldest, 14th Century, part of the house.
Lennoxlove House, Haddington
Several Edinburgh to Haddington routes to the Market Street bus stop. Also Perryman’s 253 service from Edinburgh Bus Station – Berwick, stopping in Haddington. Once in Haddington, you can pick up a taxi to Lennoxlove House.
Edinburgh to North Berwick service every hour. Nearest station is Drem – 7 miles.
30 min drive from Edinburgh via A1 and B6369
10 min drive from Haddington via B6369
Free car park in the grounds of Lennoxlove House. Designated but unreserved space outside the venue for Blue Badge holders. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you require one of these spaces.Terrain:
Good male/female provision plus adapted toilet for disabled.
Concert on first floor. Lift available.