UPDATE

Unfortunately all live performances have been cancelled due to Covid-19. Please check back later for details of rescheduled concerts and festivals. 

Thanks for your continued support, 

Mòran taing, 
Mischa x

Last gigs (before Covid-19)...

Feb 02, 2020

Bogha-frois: LGBT+ Voices in Folk | Glasgow Royal Concert Halls

Celtic Connections

Following its much-lauded inaugural showcase at Celtic Connections 2019 (“a room full of love”, enthused The National), Bogha-frois – Gaelic for rainbow – returns with more new music and new voices from LGBT+ folk performers. Alongside acclaimed Gaelic artists Kim Carnie and Mischa MacPherson, singer-songwriter Hannah Rarity and singer/harpist Gillian Fleetwood, featured acts include Marit Fält, Glasgow-based rising stars Scarlett Randle, Finn Anderson and Megan D, together with a brand new collaboration between folk-pop songster Man of the Minch, Kinnaris Quintet fiddler Laura Wilkie and award-winning poet/theatre-maker Leyla Josephine.

Feb 01, 2020

Naad-hara : Scottish/Indian Collaberation | Oran Mor, Glasgow

Celtic Connections

Naad-Hara
Brand-new Scottish/Indian project Naad-hara features Lewis singer Mischa Macpherson and Hyderabad’s Ankna Arockiam, exploring their respective traditions together with award-winning Snuffbox fiddler/bassist Charlie Stewart, pianist Alistair Iain Paterson and Glasgow-born Hardeep Deerhe (Sodhi) on tablas.

Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti with Afsana Khan, Jackie Shave & Sukhvinder Singh "Pinky"
An artist of myriad musical passions and polymath virtuosity, Scottish-born guitarist, composer, improviser and ensemble leader Simon Thacker believes that, “Ancient classical, folk and spiritual forms. . . inspire as examples of how musical ideas and genres gestate, mutate and gain layers of cultural wealth.” Here, he explores and reimagines north Indian folk-song traditions with young Punjabi/Sufi/Bollywood star Afsana Khan, Grammy-winning tabla master Sukhvinder Singh "Pinky" and violinist Jackie Shave, leader of the Britten Sinfonia.

Jan 19, 2020

New Voices Concert : Padruig Morrison | Glasgow Royal Concert Halls

Celtic Connections

Accordionist Pàdruig Morrison’s New Voices commission will consist of original music in a style that fuses together traditional Gaelic music with contemporary and classical soundscapes. His compositions will express the concepts of remembrance and revival. Aspects of traditional Hebridean culture captured in archive recordings will also feature in the performance, offering a tangible voice of the past that is surrounded by brand new music. 

Dec 06, 2019

Voice of the People: #Hamish100 | Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

19:30 | Tickets: £16

Voice of the People brings together contemporary voices inspired by Henderson’s life and work, featuring prominent tradition bearers and material from the School of Scottish Studies archives. The event features highlights from the Rebellious Truth project curated by Lori Watson and commissioned by Celtic Connections in January 2019. Performers are Fiona Hunter, Gary West, Mischa MacPherson, Dolina MacLennan, Steve Byrne, Lori Watson, Scott Gardiner, Essie Stewart, Findlay Napier, Innes Watson, Heather Downie and Alistair Paterson. More guests to be announced. Presented in partnership with University of Edinburgh Celtic & Scottish Studies

Nov 24, 2019

Garry Innes Band | Inverness, Eden Court

20:00 | Eden Court, One Touch Theatre

Highland born accordionist and MG Alba Scots Trad Awards ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’ winner, Gary Innes has been performing and composing music for over 16 years. Born in the village of Spean Bridge in the North of Scotland, Gary is one of the founding members of award-winning Scottish super-group Mànran.

Nov 09, 2019

Hamish Henderson Festival | Blairgowrie

19:30 Blairgowrie Town Hall

2019 marks the centenary of the legendary Scottish poet, songwriter, soldier and intellectual, Hamish Henderson, who was a vital force behind the twentieth century Scottish folk music revival. 'The People's Ceilidh' celebrates Hamish's life in and around his Blairgowrie birthplace with live music, poems and storytelling. Mischa will be joined by Charlie Stewart on fiddle, Alistair Iain Paterson on harmonium and piano, and Euan Robertson on guitar. 

Oct 14, 2019

Mod Glaschu Concert | Glasgow Royal Concert Halls, Main Auditorium

19:30 | Price: £20/ £16 Concession rate

'This unmissable concert brings together an unparalleled line-up of some of Scotland’s and Ireland’s most renowned singers and musicians – including many Mòd Gold Medal winners – celebrating together the rich, flourishing Celtic culture they share.'
With support from a house band of some of Scotland’s finest musicians, performers include: Anne Lorne Gillies; Alasdair Gillies; Kenna Campbell; Maeve MacKinnon; Calum Ross; Margaret MacLeod; James Graham; Margaret Callan; Wilma Kennedy; Mairi MacInnes; D-I Brown; Iseabail Mactaggart; Seumas Campbell; Mischa Macpherson; Darren MacLean and many others. 

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