Sage adviser and bagpiper premieres Covid-inspired musical work

Piece featuring bagpipe solo by one of government’s scientific advisers aims to capture collaborative nature of experts’ work

A musical composition inspired by research into the Covid pandemic and featuring a bagpipe solo by one of the government’s scientific advisers is to have its world premiere on Thursday.

Prof Calum Semple, one of UK leading virologists and a keen Highland piper, says practising for the piece, sometimes in his garden, has helped him deal with the stress of his Covid research.

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