GRIT Orchestra

The GRIT Orchestra performed one of the most memorable and moving opening nights of Celtic Connections’ entire 25 year history when they performed GRIT, Martyn Bennett’s final album, in 2015 to mark the 10th anniversary of his death.

Composer and violinist Greg Lawson has written another monumental orchestration for The GRIT Orchestra for this vibrant and energetic musical exploration of  Scotland’s bothy culture - the network of stone built shelters which can be found on old Drovers’ routes criss-crossing some of the most remote parts of the Scottish Highlands.