The internationally-renowned Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis will play a special concert on Deeside this September on the eve of the world-famous Braemar Gathering.

With a career spanning several studio albums and numerous high-profile collaborations, Julie Fowlis’s ‘crystalline’ and ‘intoxicating’ vocals have enchanted audiences around the world.

She received global acclaim and recognition for singing the theme songs to Disney Pixar’s ‘Brave’, which picked up Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA awards.

A BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards winner, Julie has graced some of the biggest stages in show business, from New York’s Carnegie Hall to the Mozart Concert Hall in Vienna and Shakespeare’s Globe in London. She has performed to TV audiences of over 500 million at the closing ceremony of the Ryder Cup in Chicago and at the opening of 2014’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to over a billion viewers.

The concert, in the intimate 220-seat St Margaret’s Braemar, takes place on Friday 1st September 2023, where Julie will be joined on stage by a band comprising some of Scotland’s leading musicians.

A natural collaborator, Julie Fowlis has performed and recorded with a host of musical megastars, including James Taylor, KT Tunstall, Chris Thile, Graham Coxon, Nicola Benedetti and Mary Chapin Carpenter.

She is a vocal advocate for tradition and language, was Scotland’s first ever ‘Tosgaire na Gaidhlig’ (national Gaelic Ambassador) and holds an honorary Doctorate of Music from the North East’s Robert Gordon University.

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Looking ahead to September’s concert, St Margaret’s Trust Chair Brian Wood said:

“Julie Fowlis is a star in every sense — her beautiful, haunting vocals are simply mesmerising.

“She’s steeped in the artistry of Gaelic songs from her native Hebrides and has dazzled audiences right across the world, performing the soundtrack to the Oscar-winning movie Brave.

“We are thrilled to welcome Julie to Deeside this September to raise the curtain on what is always a memorable weekend at the Braemar Gathering.

“You will not want to miss this very special concert at St Margaret’s.”

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