Alasdair Nicolson


Alasdair Nicolson is one of Scotland's foremost composers who first came to public acclaim in the early 1990s having won the prestigious IBM Composers' Prize. His music is a rich mix of influences frequently drawing on his upbringing off the west coast of Scotland on the Isle of Skye. As well as an international career as a composer, he is also a conductor and teacher and highly regarded as a creative producer. He has followed in the footsteps of many eminent composers as Artistic Director of St Magnus International Festival in the Orkney Islands and formerly at Bath International Music Festival.