Scottish Fiddle Orchestra Podcast

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Podcast 1 – Half-time chat at Perth 2020 and Hogmanay Show 1981

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In this Podcast, we look back to the recent past and the distant past in SFO terms.

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How it all began for the SFO in Aberdeen in 1980

There is a symmetry to the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra’s 40th anniversary.

The SFO has existed for as long in the 21st century as it has in the 20th century.

How did it all begin?

The inaugural concert of the SFO was held in the Music Hall on Aberdeen’s Union Street on 22 March 1980.

The poster for the SFO’s first ever concert – in Aberdeen in March 1980.

Much has changed in 40 years but, given that some traditional music is several hundred years old, it’s little surprise that much has stayed the same.

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