Kinnaris Quintet

The technically dazzling quintet draws from a wide range of folk traditions and classical music to create an excitingly unique sound.

Kinnaris Quintet

About Kinnaris Quintet

Kinnaris Quintet take their name from Southeast Asian mythological creatures, combining the head and body of a woman and the wings and tail of a swan. Made up of Fiona MacAskill, Laura Wilkie and Aileen Gobbi on fiddle, with Laura-Beth Salter on mandolin and Jenn Butterworth on guitar, Kinnaris Quintet combines Scottish and Irish folk music with bluegrass, classical, Scandinavian and Appalachian influences.

Their debut album Free One was released in 2018, showcasing their dynamic, fresh folk style. Having quickly become in-demand headliners, they won the Belhaven Bursary for Innovation in Music last year and continue to enthral as one of Scotland’s most excitingly accomplished current folk acts.


Venue: Old College Quad - University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL

Our Old College Quad outdoor venue is home to our afternoon chamber music series, a session of traditional Scottish music, five nights of inspirational spoken word and unmissable late night cabaret.

Our outdoor venues are covered, but you should come dressed appropriately for the weather, including suitable footwear for walking across grass.

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