Jessica Danz?is an award-winning performer and composer, bringing together contemporary classical and folk-noir elements in an experimental, virtuosic style.? Known for her finely crafted, haunting songwriting, she writes and performs solo material for combinations of voice, violin and piano, as well as creating ensemble works and live scores for theatre, dance and silent film.

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Nov
14
Wed
The Ballad of Muriel Spark: Jessica Danz & the Brodick Quartet @ Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Jessica Danz is creating a new work for violin and string quartet inspired by a selection of Muriel Spark’s poetry. Jessica will appear as a solo violinist alongside the Brodick Quartet, an ensemble comprised of four of Scotland’s most outstanding young string players. This project is supported by Creative Scotland’s Muriel Spark 100 fund, as part of the centenary celebrations for Dame Muriel Spark.

Nov
17
Sat
Jessica Danz at Lews Castle @ Lews Castle, Stornoway
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Presenting a selection of her own compositions as well as reimagined folk songs, Jessica will take the audience on a evocative and virtuosic musical journey, exploring a range of stories, characters, and places through songs, ballads and instrumental works focused around the Castle’s beautiful Steinway piano.