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Parties & Celebrations

Bal Baroque

Saturday 21 March


For those about to "Baroque", we salute you! This year the Institut français is delighted to host for the very first time a Bal Baroque. Talitha MacKenzie and Tiffany Vong will be leading this event taking place on Saturday 21 March 2020.


Jean-Antoine Watteau, Les deux cousines, c.1716, Louvre Museum, Paris.

The baroque ball is an event within our Harpsichord en fête 2020 program. A detailed festival program and more information about the ball will be available shortly.

About Talitha MacKenzie
Talitha MacKenzie, who has been studying Historical Dance since the early 1970s, has a degree in Musicology from the New England Conservatory of Music, where she performed Renaissance and Baroque dance and music with Julia Sutton’s Collegium Terpsichore. Currently teaching Historical Dance & Dance Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow, she has been reviving and reconstructing Nathaniel Gow’s Quadrilles from the original scores published in Edinburgh two hundred years ago. Check out her official website for further information.

About Tiffany Vong
Tiffany Vong MMus BA (Hons) Oxon ARCO is currently based in Glasgow, Scotland, and is active as a recitalist, accompanist, continuo player, choral conductor/vocal leader, and instrumental teacher. See Tiffany’s bio via her official website.

Institut français d’Ecosse
Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard
West Parliament Square
Edinburgh EH1 1RF
Information on time, dress code and bookings will be available shortly.

Access Details
The Institut français d’Ecosse and the Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard are fully accessible with step-free access available at West Parliament Square and George IV Bridge.

IFE Membership and discount rates
To take advantage of discounted member rates and to have access to members-only events throughout the year, we invite you to become a member of the Institut français d’Ecosse.

Institut Français Écosse 2020