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Scotland's three favourite tenors are coming to NZ

Media Release - June 04

Scotland's three favourite tenors are coming to New Zealand, with the finest exponents of Scottish and Celtic fiddle music in the world for an unforgettable concert experience.

The 3 tenors who form the team Caledon are equally at home whether rocking the stadium in front of 30,000 Scottish rugby fans or on the concert platform singing opera and oratorio. Their unique vocal style and modern interpretation of Scottish classics have brought their fans across the globe.

Caledon - Alan Beck, Jamie MacDougall and Ivan Sharpe

"three divine voices" Edinburgh Evening News

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra draws its inspiration from all regions of Scotland. With up to 130 players often on stage, their arrangements of traditional fiddle music - reels, jigs, strathspeys and hornpipes - have audiences dancing in the aisles.

The tradition of fiddler's rallies goes back centuries. It is this tradition that is proudly carried forward by the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra.

Thirty five of the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra's finest players have been hand picked for this celebration of Scottish music. Experience the exhilarating music and power of the massed fiddles in a programme that celebrates Scotland's proud musical heritage!

"a musical feast ... not to be missed" Belfast Telegraph

Caledon and the SFO will be performing a selection of the world's most loved tunes including Auld Lang Syne, Loch Lomond, Wild Mountain Thyme (Will Ye Go Lassie, Go) and Oh, My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose, Ceud Mille Failte (One hundred thousand welcomes), the Dashing White Sergeant, Battle Tunes of the Pipes, Highland Schottisches and Hen's March.

Nz Tour Details

Christchurch Town Hall - Wednesday 4 August 8pm Wellington Michael Fowler Centre - Friday 6 August 8pm Auckland ASB Theatre, The Edge - Saturday 7 August 8pm

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