Scottish Opera – Opera Highlights

Saturday 12th October 2019 7:30 pm

Scottish Opera bring to Haddo their much loved Opera Highlights. A talented cast of four singers and a pianist perform an array of operatic treasures and must-hear rarities by some of the world’s most celebrated composers.  Mozart, Donizetti and Britten rub shoulders with Gilbert and Sullivan in a programme which also features a new work from Scottish Opera Composer in Residence Samuel Bordoli. Join us for a celebration of all that is opera!

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Red Priest – Truly Madly Baroque

Friday 11th October 2019 7:30 pm

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A Song for Haddo

Thursday 10th October 2019 6:00 pm

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A Song for Haddo

Thursday 10th October 2019 7:30 pm

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Angela East – Cello Recital

Thursday 10th October 2019 12:45 pm

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Wednesday 9th October 2019 7:30 pm

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Jackie Kay

Tuesday 8th October 2019 7:00 pm

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Maxwell String Quartet

Sunday 6th October 2019 3:30 pm

The Maxwell Quartet performs two masterpieces of the string quartet repertoire. Dedicated to Haydn, Mozart’s quartet is a sparkling work which owes its nickname to its ‘hunting horn” opening theme. Debussy’s passionate quartet, written over 100 years later, explores new colours and harmonies and is one of the cornerstones of the repertoire.

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Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society – Samson

Saturday 5th October 2019 7:30 pm

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Experimental Use of Space 2019: “CONNECTIONS”

Saturday 5th October 2019 10:00 am

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Opera Bohemia – The Merry Widow, by Franz Lehár

Tuesday 27th August 2019 7:30 pm

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Rossano Sportiello – The Art of Jazz Piano

Saturday 25th May 2019 8:00 pm

Award winning New York based jazz pianist Rossano Sportiello, will entertain us with jazz piano improvisation from the great American songbook.

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David and June Gordon Lecture: Robert Burns and Fine Arts – An Extraordinary Legacy

Sunday 24th March 2019 3:00 pm

Professor Murdo Macdonald, FRSA, HRSA, Emeritus Professor of the History of Scottish Art, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, will give an illustrated talk on Robert Burns and Scottish art. The content of his lecture is directly related to his current work for the Oxford Companion to Robert Burns.

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Tipping the Hat to Flanders and Swann

Saturday 13th October 2018 7:30 pm

This show revisits the delightful satirical songs of the much loved duo of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann.

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Murray McLachlan Piano Recital

Friday 12th October 2018 7:30 pm

Playing on the prized Haddo Steinway piano, Murray McLachlan will mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Debussy. The programme will also include works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Schubert and Chopin.

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A Song for Haddo 2

Thursday 11th October 2018 6:00 pm

Following the success of the inaugural project at the 2017 Haddo Arts Festival, we are delighted Song for Haddo returns in 2018, led by Sue Baxendale and the McOpera team.

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Simon Evans

Wednesday 10th October 2018 8:00 pm

Comedian Simon Evans is bringing his incisive, informed brand of humour to Haddo on October 10 – the master of observational comedy. Recommended for 14 years and above.

Simon will be supported by emerging talent Marc Jennings, a finalist in the Scottish Comedian of the Year 2017.

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Haddo Baroque Ensemble and Poetry, Place and Perspective

Monday 8th October 2018 7:00 pm

The Haddo Baroque Ensemble plays Four Airs for the Seasons – James Oswald (1711-1769)

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Enescu Piano Quartet

Sunday 7th October 2018 3:30 pm

The Enescu Piano Quartet bring us Mozart’s , Piano Quartet in G minor and Brahm’s Piano Quartet in C minor.

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Harvest Festival

Sunday 7th October 2018 6:00 pm

The Harvest Festival is led by Fr. Michael A. Hutson, BD., St. Andrew’s Church, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, with Organist  Dr. Roger Williams MBE and soloist, soprano Katherine Williams.

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Tea and Chapel

Sunday 7th October 2018 4:45 pm

Chapel Tea for those attending the Enescu Piano Quartet.

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Mendelssohn’s Elijah

Saturday 6th October 2018 7:30 pm

Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society present Elijah – Felix Mendelssohn, conducted by Dr. Paul Tierney

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Art Exhibition

Saturday 6th October 2018

For the first time, Aberdeen Artists Society is exhibiting at Haddo, in partnership with the National Trust for Scotland.

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Tosca – The Henchman’s Tale

Saturday 14th October 2017 8:00 pm

A trio of international opera stars transport the audience into the dangerous and dramatic world of Puccini’s Tosca.

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A Song for Haddo

Thursday 12th October 2017 6:00 pm

Based on the song cycle, Friday Afternoons, by Benjamin Britten, A Song for Haddo is the exciting culmination of this year’s outreach programme.

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Haddo’s Lost Masterpieces

Wednesday 11th October 2017 7:30 pm

Dr Grosvenor presents a talk on the art collection at Haddo with a particular focus on his investigation into the Madonna, investigated recently as part of BBC Four’s Britain’s Lost Masterpieces.

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David and June Gordon Lecture

Monday 9th October 2017 7:30 pm

The inaugural David and June Gordon Lecture will be given by Professor John Butt.

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Brodsky Quartet

Sunday 8th October 2017 3:30 pm

The Brodsky Quartet is internationally celebrated as one of the leading string quartets of our age. Its repertoire ranges from classical quartets to modern works from artists such as Bjork and Elvis Costello.

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Harvest Festival Service

Sunday 8th October 2017 5:30 pm

Dr. Roger Williams MBE with the Choir of the Cathedral Church of St Machar, Old Aberdeen.

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Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society Opening Concert

Saturday 7th October 2017 7:30 pm

Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society are joined by the Haddo House Orchestra and four young soloists with local connections, three of whom are studying at the Royal Academy of Music and one at the Royal College of Music.

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Haddo Photography Competition 2017 Winners

Saturday 7th October 2017

A chance to see the winners from The Haddo Photography Competition 2017.

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Our Bodies’ Imprint – Nature, Art and Humanity

Sunday 1st October 2017

An exploration of the impact of humanity on the landscape and of the landscape on our humanity.

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