The Orkney Schola will sing parts of the reconstructed office of St Magnus at the following events:
On Thursday 14 April 2016, at 6 p.m. in St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall. A public lecture by Dr Barbara Crawford (University of St Andrews) on Seals in Medieval Orkney: communal and personal identity, as part of the Third International St Magnus Conference.
On Friday 15 April (the eve of St Magnus' Day), at 7.30 p.m. in the St Magnus Centre, Palace Road, Kirkwall. The launch of Alison Gray's new book No Separation: the Catholicism of George Mackay Brown (Gracewing).
This is the first time any of this music will have been performed in public since 1560, so please come! Both events are open to all.