Whispers in the Woods

Guided walk and performance by Petra Vergunst with the Dee String Quartet

Saturday 13 September 2014
1.30pm (walk) & 3pm (performance)

Bennachie Centre, Chapel of Garioch (map)

Admission free – booking required for walk – contact Bennachie Centre

Review by Griselda McGregor

A guided walk by composer and writer Petra Vergunst in which she reflects on Bennachie's crofting history in a series of poems that she wrote to accompany her string quartet Whispers in the Woods. Following the walk will be the premiere of this work by the Dee String Quartet.

Whispers in the Woods

Petra Vergunst

Petra Vergunst is a freelance community artist, composer, poet and performer working across the North-East of Scotland. Her compositions have been played by the Red Note Ensemble and, as part of Sound 2013, by Richard Craig in Aberdeen Art Gallery. Her poetry has previously been published in Poetry Scotland and Ink, Sweat and Tears.

Blog: Petra Vergunst

Listen to Petra Vergunst on the Literature Show talking about this project on 6 September 2014.

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Supported by

Bennachie Centre
Hope Scott Trust
Forestry Commission Scotland
Bailies of Bennachie
North East Writers

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