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Festival Lunchtime Recital - Emily and Scott Manson
Festival Lunchtime Recital - Emily and Scott Manson

Tue, 22 Aug


St Mary's Cathedral

Festival Lunchtime Recital - Emily and Scott Manson

A free lunchtime recital series running throughout August at St Mary's. Today's is given by Emily and Scott Manson, a saxophone and piano duet.

Time & Location

22 Aug 2023, 13:00 – 13:45

St Mary's Cathedral , Palmerston Pl, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, UK


Free lunchtime recitals every day from 2nd to 31st August, except Sundays and 16th. An opportunity to hear emerging and established artists performing in a wide variety of styles, genres, and instruments.  This long-running series is undoubtedly one of the hidden gems of the Fringe.

Saxophone and piano | Emily and Scott Manson

Children’s Songs - Chick Corea arr. Rob Buckland

  • Number 6
  • Number 19
  • Number 11
  • Number 7

Aquamarine - Scott Manson

Histoire du Tango - Astor Piazzolla, Transcr. Ken-ichiro Isoda and Nobuya Sugawa

  • 1. Bordel 1900
  • 2. Café 1930

Nocturne and D’un Matin de Printemps - Lili Boulanger

The Singing Fish - Lucy Armstrong

  • 1. Life in the Sea
  • 2. The Wailing Fish
  • 3. The Singing Fish

Emily and Scott Manson are a sibling duo from Aberdeen, Scotland. Emily has recently finished her second year of studies at the Royal Northern College of Music with Rob Buckland, and Scott will begin his studies on the joint course between the RNCM and the University of Manchester in September. They enjoy performing a variety of music together, including standard saxophone repertoire, arrangements, and new works. Emily has recently enjoyed performances with the RNCM Session Orchestra and Saxophone Orchestra, and Scott has appeared as a soloist performing at the Deeside Community Theatre and Haddo Arts Festival. They have performed as a duo twice as part of the Aberdeen and North East of Scotland Music Festival.

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