McGuire's Ring of Strings in rehearsal at the 2006 St Magnus Festival in Orkney, conducted by James MacMillan


Eddie McGuire: Composer


Take a look through my latest up and coming concerts. I hope you can attend some of them - see you there!

Performances ahead

The Whistlebinkies at the Fringe ~ August 25th 2019 at 6pm
Their programme of traditional music will include some of McGuire's arrangements for this 8-piece group which uses bagpipes, harp, fiddle, bass, flute and concertina. At St Cecilia's Hall, Niddry Street 'Scottish Music Old and New'

Glasgow Barons Orchestra ~ October 10th 2019 at 7.30pm

Conducted by Paul MacAlindin, the orchestra will play McGuire's Junk Shop Blues - originally composed for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and inspired by Joan Eardley's painting Rag and Bone Shop. Pierce Institute, Govan Road, Glasgow

LSE guitar recital ~ October 31st 2019 at 1pm                                                                                                                                                                 Eleftheria Kotzia will include McGuire's Zalongo Dance Elegy in her programme at the London School of Economics.

Ian Watt guitar recital ~ November 9th 2019 at 1pm                                                                                                                                                                                             McGuire's Homage to Rodrigo is alongside works by Rodrigo, Albeniz and Milan. Renfield Centre, 230 Bath Street, Glasgow

RCS Flute Concert ~ December 9th 2019 at 1pm                                                                                                                                                                        McGuire's Improvisations on Calderon  for flute & guitar (performed by Emilia Parr and Ross Morris) will be heard in a programme of music by flute playing composers including Ian Clarke and Ruth Morley at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Eddie McGuire's Divertimento for 20 Violas James Durrant MBE conducts it at the International Viola Congress 1998 RSAMD Glasgow