Towards the end of June, Niall Brown, co-principal cellist of the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, will performing concerts in Pitlochry, Perth and Dunblane to raise funds for projects supported by the Diocesan Kolkata Link.
Niall, who is originally from Aberdeenshire, combines his position at the orchestra with his teaching at the Conservatoire du Nord, Luxembourg, his many chamber music performances including with his pianist wife, Isabelle Trüb, and his position as Artistic Director of the festival Automne Musical d’Ollon in Switzerland. His programme will consist of two J. S. Bach suites, the G major and the C major, and a suite composed by the early twentieth-century Catalan composer, Gaspar Cassado.
The purpose of the three concerts is to raise money for projects run by the the Anglican diocese of Calcutta which are supported by the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane. Niall will be giving an afternoon concert at Holy Trinity Church, Pitlochry at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday 22nd June followed by a strawberry tea, a lunchtime concert at Dunblane Cathedral at 12.30 p.m. on Friday 23rd June with a soup lunch from 11.45, and an evening concert at 7.30 p.m. on 23rd June at St John’s church, Princes Street, Perth. There will be a retiring collection at all three concerts.