Haddo News

Save the Date!

April 26, 2024

Haddo Arts Festival will take place from 12 – 15 September 2024. We are thrilled to share some of the excellent events we have lined up, with more to follow: […]

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Oxford Professor of Poetry to visit Haddo

March 18, 2024

We are delighted to be collaborating with The University of Aberdeen to bring you the first Haddo Arts event of 2024 – Classical Legacies: A Poetry Reading by A.E. Stallings, […]

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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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Rossano Sportiello explains Stride Piano

April 25, 2019

As a child I was fascinated by the joy and freedom that jazz pianists show and feel while performing their improvisations. My inspiration is constantly fed by virtually all the […]

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Why study art history? Interview with Prof. Murdo Macdonald FRSA HRSA

March 14, 2019

In advance of the David and June Gordon lecture on March 24, we meet this year’s speaker, Professor Murdo Macdonald, FRSA, HRSA, Emeritus Professor of the History of Scottish Art, […]

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