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The Highland Lassie


Elena Mullins, soprano

Debra Nagy, baroque oboe, recorders, and voice

Julie Andrijeski, violin

Allison Monroe, violin, viola, and voice

Rebecca Reed, cello

Mark Edwards, harpsichord


Sept 24, 2022 @ 4pm

Dunham Tavern Museum
6709 Euclid Ave, Cleveland OH 44103

Live at Cleveland’s Dunham Tavern, Les Délices presents a matinee performances of The Highland Lassie, a program that evokes the wild and rugged beauty of Scotland’s heathered hills. Soprano Elena Mullins sings tales of love and loss including “Barbara Allen” and Robert Burns’ famous “A red, red rose” along with more Scots songs and reels from 17th & 18th century sources. The program will be repeated at Dunham Tavern in the evening on the 24th. 

Full Program

As I came o’er the Cairney Mount
James Oswald: The Highland Lassie 
Oswald: Steer her up and had her gaun 
Oswald: The bottom of the punch bowl

Arr. Nagy after 18th C. Sources: The bonny boatman 

A lassie all alone (words by Robert Burns adapted to the tune “Cumnock Psalms”)
William McGibbon: Lochaber

Robert Burns: A red, red rose 
Oswald: Love is the cause of my mourning

McGibbon: I love my love in secret 
Caledonian Country Dances: Scornful Nancy – Gallaway Tom – Bonny Lass Reel

Arr. Nagy after 18th C. Sources: William & Margaret 
Caledonian Country Dances: Buttered pease –  Torpichon’s Rant – Blowzabella

Arr. Nagy after 18th C. Sources: Barbara Allen (to the tune of Niel Gow’s Major Graham)
James Oswald: Fy gar rub her o’er with straw

Arr. Nagy after 18th C. Sources: The Broom of Cowdenknows
Rantan Roaran Highland-man
Lady Doll Sinclair’s Reel
Caledonian Country Dances: Border Reel

Event Details

SINGLE TICKETS* $45/$28/$10 Student

Sustainer Subscriptions ($200) include A-Section seating at all four-concert series PLUS a ticket for The Highland Lassie that will be issued separately. Please call the Box Office with any questions (216) 302-8404.

Basic Subscriptions ($125) includes B-Section seating at all four-concert series but does not include The Highland Lassie.