Haddo News

Our 10th Anniversary Festival has started!

October 9, 2021

The 10th Haddo Arts Festival started last night with a spectacular sound and light show at Haddo. Images of festivals past and present were projected onto the front of Haddo […]

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Matron of the Arts

September 1, 2021

Matron of the Arts – June Gordon  An inspiration to Haddo Arts  As we look forward to our 10th Haddo Arts Festival in 2021, it seems a fitting time to […]

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The Maxwell Quartet – Sunday Perfection!

October 8, 2019

It’s just the beginning of the Haddo Arts Festival but one theme beginning to emerge is youthful vitality. The concert by the Maxwell Quartet on Sunday was another example, after […]

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Storming Samson Launches the Haddo Arts Festival

October 8, 2019

The story of Samson, sometimes described as the biblical Hercules, a man of super-human strength, is full of drama and Haddo House Choral Society (HHCOS) channelled all its energy into […]

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Haddo Arts News

Music fit for The Makar

September 28, 2019

North East Scotland Music School cello student Ruaraidh Williams and pianist Jeremy Coleman will present a short programme of music fit for Scotland ‘s Makar, Jackie Kay. Ruariadh shares his […]

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Introducing Haddo’s Willis organ

September 25, 2019

Dr. Roger Williams MBE, Haddo Arts Trustee, introduces us to the Willis organ in Haddo House Chapel. The fine organ in the Chapel at Haddo House was built by Henry […]

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Haddo Harpsichord to feature in Arts Festival Programme

September 18, 2019

A harpsichord is a stringed keyboard instrument that makes the sound by plucking the strings – rather like a guitar with a keyboard. The instrument at Haddo, which belongs to […]

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Inspirational Haddo: An emerging artist’s perspective

September 6, 2019

  This year award-winning painter, Leila Kleineidam will have a solo exhibition in the Mobil Room during the Haddo Arts Festival in October and here’s an opportunity to find out […]

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Haddo audience captivated by Opera Bohemia’s Merry Widow

August 29, 2019

Everyone streamed out of Haddo House Hall with a smile on their face despite the fact it was pouring with rain on Tuesday evening. The reason? Opera Bohemia’s production of […]

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Delivering new opera opportunities to audiences across Scotland

August 2, 2019

Alistair Digges, musical director of Opera Bohemia, explains the origins of this youthful, innovative and highly professional company which comes to Haddo on August 27… We started Opera Bohemia when […]

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A Master of the Art of Jazz Piano

May 26, 2019

Virtuoso – it’s a word we sometimes hear, but how often do we get a chance to see and hear a virtuoso in action? Well, when Rossano Sportiello put the […]

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