Thirteen North is a new string ensemble of 13 of Scotland's top players, driven to bringing classical music to new and more diverse audiences.

Celtic Connections 2024

Saturday 3rd February
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Thirteen North will be joining Fara for their special headline show at Celtic Connections this February. Fara will be performing alongside an extended line-up with guest appearances from world-class artists – including Québécois trio Genticorum – all accompanied by new string arrangements written especially for the occasion and played by Thirteen North.

"Genuinely warm and inclusive"

★★★★ - The Guardian

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Formed by violinists and Artistic Directors Emily Davis and Catriona Price, Thirteen North fosters an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere inviting everyone to experience the magic of classical music. Thirteen North is committed to creating exciting musical experiences, collaborating across genres and art forms, commissioning new music, and celebrating Scottish culture.

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Support Thirteen North

There are a few ways you can help sustain our work and allow Thirteen North to continue commissioning new music and creating exciting musical experiences for everyone. 

Become a Friend of Thirteen North
Early access to concert tickets and insights into future plans via a regular friends newsletter.

Become a Patron of Thirteen North
Be part of our inner circle, as we would love to hear directly from you at bi-annual meetings. Help us shape the group's future as we grow and progress.

Choose your own donation 
You can sign up for a smaller (or larger!) annual donation if that suits you better. Any donation is welcome to help us sustain our work!

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