On the 10th of March the rich dialect o North East Scots wis pit tae song as the famous English wirds o Handel’s Messiah, wis owerset intae Doric.

The translation wis bi Gordon Hay, o Langside in Aiberdeenshiree, and the choir wis conducted bi internationally renowned composer and conductor, Paul Mealor o the Music Department, Varsity o Aiberdeen. The ivint wis organised by Dr Thom A. McKean, Director o the Elphinstone Institute also Varsity o Aiberdeen.
Aroon ninty singers performed the extracts fae the Mjessiah in St Machar Cathedral, Aiberdeen – it wis hailed as a huge success an a world first.

Enjoy the film and extracts fae the ivint – an a big thank you to STV for the support.