GALLERY

Margaret Stewart

Margaret Stewart from the Isle of Lewis is one of Gaeldom’s finest singers and tradition bearers. She is a native Gaelic speaker who has an impressive repertoire of songs and is highly respected as a performer and teacher. She was voted Gaelic Singer of the Year in 2008, awarded the Musician in Residence post at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in 2011 and the Blas Festival Music Commission in 2012. Margaret has performed far and wide, and has undertaken much collaborative work with other singers and musicians: she currently has three studio CDs to her name, (Fhuair mi Pòg and Colla Mo Rùn) and her widely acclaimed solo album, Togaidh mi mo Sheòlta.

 

Tha Maighread Stiùbhart, à Eilean Leòdhais am measg nan seinneadairean às ainmeile air a’ Ghàidhealtachd. Tha stòras farsaing aice de dh’òrain agus Gàidhlig fhileanta bhon ghlùin.  B’ e Maighread tè de na prìomh eòlaichean air òrain Ghàidhlig airson Tobar an Dualchais agus tha i na h-òraidiche tadhalach air òrain Ghàidhlig aig CRA agus Sabhal Mòr Ostaig. Tha Maighread air a bhith a’ seinn air feadh an t-saoghail agus tha fèill mhòr oirre mar sheinneadair agus neach-teagaisg. Chaidh a taghadh mar Sheinneadair Gàidhlig na Bliadhna 2008,  Ceòladair air Mhuinntireas aig Sabhal Mòr Ostaig 2011, agus Coimisean Ciùil Fèis Bhlas ann an 2012.  Bidh i tric a’ co-obrachadh le seinneadairean agus luchd-ciùil eile mar a rinn air dà chlàr, Fhuair mi Pòg agus Colla Mo Rùn. Thug i cuideachd an clàr aice fhèin, Togaidh mi mo Sheòlta a-mach.

Blas Festival 2017 Appearances

Scalpay Community Centre - Friday 1 September