The Piobaireachd Society’s annual concert will take place in St Cecilia’s Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh, on August 21 at 7 for 7.30pm. The Invited pipers are Tom Peterkin, John Dew, Finlay Johnston and Nick Hudson.

Tickets are £10 (£8 concessions) at the door or in advance from the Edinburgh Fringe Box Office.

The pipers will play in continuous fashion with no tuning. There will be an interval after four tunes.

The pieces the pipers have selected to play are:

MacLeod’s Salute and Nameless, Cherede Darievea (Finlay)
Battle of Strome and Beloved Scotland (John)
Sir James MacDonald of the Isles’ Lament and Melbank’s Salute (Tom)
Salute on the Birth of Rory Mor and Lord Lovat’s Lament (Nick)

Society President Robert Wallace said: “I am sure this will be another very enjoyable evening of ceòl mòr. St Cecilia’s is the perfect setting for piobaireachd performance with a fine acoustic. 

“We will have four tunes before the interval and four after. At the end of the concert, circa. 9.30pm, there will be a reception. Here the audience can meet the pipers and enjoy a refreshment.”