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PATRON'S CONCERT

Sunday, 9th February 2020 at 2:30pm in the Eastgate Theatre

Gina McCormack (violin) & Nigel Clayton (piano)
with students and recent graduates from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Gina McCormack Nigel Clayton
       Gina McCormack, violin               Nigel Clayton, piano

Our first ever Patron’s Concert was one of the great highlights of 2018/19. We are delighted that our Patron, Gina McCormack, will present another Young Musicians’ Showcase this season, for which she will again hand-pick some of the finest young musicians from Scotland’s excellent national conservatoire.

Already lined up is a string quartet from the Broen Ensemble, led by Michelle Dierx who made such an impact as a soloist in last season’s showcase. Check the website nearer the time for further details!


Gina McCormack is one of the UK’s leading violinists. Since May 2019, she has been First Violin with the world-renowned Brodsky Quartet and is also a highly respected teacher, holding positions at both the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Royal Northern College of Music.

With Gina will be her regular duo partner, Nigel Clayton who, in addition to his career as soloist, accompanist and chamber musician, is Professor of Piano at the Royal College of Music and Visiting Professor at the North East of Scotland Music School.

About Gina McCormack and Nigel Clayton

To find out more about Gina McCormack and Nigel Clayton, please visit www.ginaviolin.com and www.nigelclayton.com (both open in new tabs).

What Others Are Saying

"...an excellent violinist, fluent, suave in tone, and technically at ease." (The Scotsman)
"...the players created a lovely ambience of serenity, Nigel Clayton's piano notes falling away to silence." (The Scotsman)

Ticket Prices
Adults £15 - buy online
Adult accompanying child under 12 £7
Members of Biggar Music £7
School pupils FREE
Students under 25 in full-time education FREE

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This concert is subsidised by Enterprise Music Scotland through funding provided by Creative Scotland.