As we navigate these difficult times and in absence of live music performances being able to go ahead, Duncan is promoting #COVIDCeilidh on social channels – Instagram / Facebook / […]
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The mighty Celtic Connections Festival previously commissioned Duncan’s exclusive concert at the iconic Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. You are perhaps aware that this concert was recorded and released as […]
The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards celebrate Scotland’s traditional music in all its forms. A wonderful celebration of Scotland’s music and culture, please do visit the Awards website (click […]
Duncan has spent much of 2019 travelling all over the world with live performances in Denmark, Spain, Australia and the U.S. as highlights. Now looking to winter, Duncan is thrilled […]
Season 3 of the Folk on Foot Podcast is well under way! This award winning podcast brings together the passions of media executive and broadcaster Matthew Bannister. His love of […]
Much excitement at the Copperfish Records office as we announce tour dates in Scotland, England and Wales during September 2019. Having brought 2018 to a close presented with two Scots Trad […]
We are very excited to announce that Duncan has been invited to perform his music at the National Celtic Festival (NCF) – Portarlington, Australia!!! This visit to Victoria will be […]
Details coming soon of three week Duncan Chisholm tour in September 2019 – as well as summer festival news!
Watch this space for live performance information for 2019 to be announced very soon!
Sincere thanks to everyone who has taken the time to attend live performances or listened to music from Duncan’s album Sandwood over recent months. Thanks also for the support offered through […]
Duncan Chisholm is one of Scotland’s most recognised and accomplished fiddle players and composers; Duncan’s music contains the rarest of chemistries, a glorious combination of invention, tenderness and passion. Born and brought up near Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland, Duncan has spent most of his life developing his unique musical voice. Fiddle playing at its best, Duncan’s feather-light handling of dynamics and ornamentation, allied with his pure-distilled tone, lend his characteristic spine-tingling magic to his music.
Winner of the 2018 Scots Trad Music Awards ‘Album of the Year’ for his album Sandwood, Duncan creates music which is sumptuously layered and awash with dazzling colours, textures and rhythms. It is music that requires no introductions or programme notes to carry you on its journey. The sound may be traditional but this is 21st Century traditional music which is sophisticated, exhilarating and meltingly beautiful.
Duncan’s well-established musical career has taken him throughout the UK, Europe and the USA, both through his solo work and while playing with other musicians and bands.
With such a personal interest in and connection to the Highland landscape that so deeply inspires him, Duncan has worked hard to instil great pride and passion into recording musical masterpieces influenced by Scotland’s wild places.
“My creative world widens with each passing year and the possibilities for self-expression are limitless. Enjoy the music.” Duncan Chisholm.