9 episodes

Catriona Price and Esther Swift (AKA Twelfth Day) are touring musicians and composers who currently, due to COVID-19, find themselves off the road for the longest time in their careers thus far. So they decided to create a space for musicians from around the world to share how they’re dealing with all this time at home. It's lockdown! It's weird! Join us!

Figuring Out How To Be At Home, with Twelfth Day Twelfth Day

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Catriona Price and Esther Swift (AKA Twelfth Day) are touring musicians and composers who currently, due to COVID-19, find themselves off the road for the longest time in their careers thus far. So they decided to create a space for musicians from around the world to share how they’re dealing with all this time at home. It's lockdown! It's weird! Join us!

    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, S1, Ep. 8: THE FUTURE OF TOURING - Aoife O'Donovan, Nick Trygstad, Yann Falquet

    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, S1, Ep. 8: THE FUTURE OF TOURING - Aoife O'Donovan, Nick Trygstad, Yann Falquet

    Featuring Aoife O’Donovan, Nick Trygstad, Yann Falquet

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    Aoife O’Donovan

    Aoife’s website

    I’m With Her

    A live performance from her EP

    Nick Trygstad

    Bach Youtube vid

    George Crumb: Sonata for Solo Cello (III. Toccata), performed by Nick

    The Halle

    Yann Falquet

    Yann and Pascal's website 

    Genticorum

    Yann showing us around Montreal

    Genticorum and Twelfth Day at a house concert in Edinburgh

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, S1, Ep. 7: COMPOSER SPECIAL - Ben Corrigan, Peter Longworth, Neil Thomas Smith

    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, S1, Ep. 7: COMPOSER SPECIAL - Ben Corrigan, Peter Longworth, Neil Thomas Smith

    Featuring composers Neil T. Smith, Ben Corrigan and Peter Longworth. 

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    Neil Smith

    Support Neil's incredible new album project Strange Manchines

    2 Pride and Prejudice Pieces

    Neil's website

    Ben Corrigan

    Excuse The Mess podcast

    Find him on Facebook

    Peter Longworth

    Peters website

    Hebrides Ensemble

    Other links

    The Skinny article on the future of the Edinburgh Fringe 

    Our new playlist on Spotify Together Again

    • 1 hr
    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, Episode 6: COVID COLLABS - Duncan Chisholm, Bryan Wilson, Rhiannon James

    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, Episode 6: COVID COLLABS - Duncan Chisholm, Bryan Wilson, Rhiannon James

    Featuring fiddle player Duncan Chisholm, American cellist Bryan Wilson and violist and orchestral manager of The Kaleidoscope Orchestra, Rhiannon James.

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    Duncan Chisholm

    Covid Ceilidh

    Duncan's website

    #covidceilidh's 100th video!

    Kaleidoscope Orchestra

    Kaleidoscope's website

    Kaleidoscope's Lockdown Sessions

    Kaleidoscope live from Liverpool Cathedral

    Bryan Wilson

    Bryan's website

    Distant: Cello and Đàn Bầu Collaboration (feat. Ngô Trà My)

    Bryan's collaboration with Esther 

    Other Links

    Podcast guests playlist

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, Ep.5: WANDERLUST - Su-a Lee, Adam McGrath, Simmy Singh

    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, Ep.5: WANDERLUST - Su-a Lee, Adam McGrath, Simmy Singh

    Featuring cellist Su-a Lee, New Zealand folk musician Adam McGrath and violinist Simmy Singh.

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    Su-a's Links

    The Scottish Chamber orchestra 

    Su-a on the Scotsman Sessions

    Mr McFalls Chamber 

    Adam's Links

    Adam on YouTube 

    Adam with The Eastern 

    The Territory 

    Simmy's links

    Simmy's Website 

    Manchester Collective 

    Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

    Other Links

    Podcast guests playlist

    Hidden Door Festival 

    In Tune With Nature 

    Pekka Kuusisto

    Alain De Botton on the 'How to Fail' podcast

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, Ep.4: Static Inspiration - Kitty Macfarlane, Emily Davis, Lindsay Lou

    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, Ep.4: Static Inspiration - Kitty Macfarlane, Emily Davis, Lindsay Lou

    Featuring singer/songwriter Kitty Macfarlane, violinist Emily Davis and Nashville-based singer Lindsay Lou.

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    Kitty Links


    Kitty’s website
    Kitty’s essay on The Lamb by John Tavener from BBC Radio 3’s ‘My Life in Music’ series
    Kitty playing live as part of the 'Folk on Foot' Front Room Festival
    Kitty's album 'Namer of Clouds' on Spotify



    Emily Links


    Emily's Website
    Emily's recent live stream for Chamber Music Scotland. Also featuring Andrew Robb on bass.
    Video of Emily directing the European Union Youth Orchestra at a recent performance in Cuba



    Lindsay Lou links


    Lindsay Lou's Website
    Lindsay and her band playing 'Everything Changed' live
    Lindsay's latest album 'Southland' on Spotify
    The Sweet Water Warblers new album 'The Dream that Holds this Child' on Spotify



    Other Links


    Esther and Leon's live stream
    One of our favourite podcasts 'The High Low' 's Anti-Racism episode. Packed full of education resources. 
    Reni Eddo-Lodge's podcast 'About Race'
    Peter Longworth - the composer of the new piece Emily played
    New Twelfth Day video DEEP DARK BEAST
    Twelfth Day Patreon



    Instagram handles


    @kittymacfarlane
    @emilydavisviolin
    @lindsayloumusic
    @twelfthdaymusic

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, Ep.3: The Lockdown Teacher - Douglas Montgomery, Tom Bancroft, Ailie Roberston

    Figuring Out How To Be At Home, Ep.3: The Lockdown Teacher - Douglas Montgomery, Tom Bancroft, Ailie Roberston

    Featuring Orkney fiddle player Douglas Montgomery, jazz drummer Tom Bancroft and harpist and composer Ailie Robertson. 

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    Douglas links 


    The video to go along with the track played on the podcast 
    Saltfishforty
    The Chair



    Tom links


    Playtime
    ABC Music
    Playtime Facebook page



    Ailie links


    Ailie's Website
    The Outside Track
    Adenine Spotify



    New Twelfth Day video DEEP DARK BEAST

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Buckie is lovely ,

Just what you need during lockdown

Lovely music and great chat 😊

klmusicmusic ,

Love this

Love hearing all the different insights from such talented people. And to get to hear their music too! This podcast is a charmer!

Old Friend of CCCC ,

Interesting insights

Really interesting insights into how these highly creative musicians are dealing with lockdown. It is heartbreaking how much music is being lost at the moment.

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