Both as a fiddler and composer, Aidan O’Rourke ranks with the foremost Scottish musicians of his generation, deeply rooted in tradition while audaciously expanding its parameters. A founder member of top UK folk acts Lau and Blazin’ Fiddles, he has also released 3 outstanding solo albums, Sirius ('06),  An Tobar ('08), Hotline ('13), as well as featuring on more than 80 recordings by other artists. His original compositions, including a string of high-profile commissions, have won widespread acclaim for their innovative synthesis of diverse musical styles.  “Few contemporary musicians in any category can match either his artistic ambitions or his achievements in bringing them to fruition.” The Scotsman

what a unique and extraordinary fiddler he is”


© Genevieve Stevenson

© Genevieve Stevenson