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Glasgow Cathedral Festival returns to Deer Green Place’s oldest building for its sixth season on September 29.

The festival, which runs until October 2, includes daytime, evening and late-night events.

Its free, ticketless lunchtime performances are also making a comeback after the pandemic lockdown, with Glasgow-based trio Flight kicking off the festival in the cathedral’s crypt.

Imogen Morgan, Fellow of the Royal College of Organists, will put the cathedral’s 1879 Father Willis instrument through its paces during another lunchtime recital.

Other highlights include Edinburgh-based Nigerian-Scottish trumpeter Aaron Akogbo and percussionist Tom Pritchard performing a wide range of tunes from Schumann and Mahler arrangements to the music of Florence Price.

Composer and harpist Eli Robertson will be joined by the traditional musicians below to perform. Traditional spiritsA series of pieces showcases the Scottish whiskey making process.

gave The Hebrides Ensemble presents a program built around Penderecki’s clarinet quartet, and also features lesser-known works by Mozart and Bernstein, and pieces by Helen Grime and David Fennessy.

The festival concludes with a service in the cathedral at 11am on October 2, led by the Rev Mark Johnstone and featuring the church choir.

Read more news and reviews on Scottish fieldCultural pages of

Also, don’t miss the interview with fiddle makers Colin and Findlay Tulloch. October’s Luxury Issue Scottish field Magazine.

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