Spotlight gig: 1.5 degrees

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Amy Stewart (music)
Eva Magdić Govedarica (film)

Sinae Sung (piano)
Scott Bryant (violin)
Jasmine Ong (viola)
Rebekah Lesan (cello)

1.5 degrees is a new work for piano quartet and audio-visuals, created to raise awareness of the alarming rate of global warming. 

The piece takes its title from The Paris Agreement which contains an international agreement to restrict rising temperatures to a difference of 1.5 degrees Celsius. The piece tells of the devastating floods, fires and droughts already happening, and warns of what may happen if global warming rises above 1.5 degrees.  

Our spotlight gigs are a series of 30 minute performances aimed at giving increased visibility to emerging and/or local composers and performers.

These short concerts are part of our soundcreators programme supported by Creative Scotland, the PRS for Music Foundation, the Idlewild Trust, Hugh Fraser Foundation, the Leche Trust and Aberdeen City Council.