For Sonica 2017, Oregon-born, Glasgow-based Heather Lander has collaborated with sonic artist Robert Bentall (UK) to investigate the ways in which we might retain a sense of reality in a world where technology offers ever more opportunities for immersion in the virtual. “So simple and amazingly effective.” Bentall’s ambient work Telian – played on the
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Scottish Superwomen of Science — Minerva Scientifica Theatrical Virtuosa and Composer Frances M Lynch with electric voice theatre presents Scottish Superwomen of Science – Minerva Scientifica 2016 Three Weeks Editor Award-winner Frances M Lynch returns to Scotland’s oldest Italian deli, Valvona & Crolla (Venue 67), for Fringe 2017 with her new Scottish-focused music-drama, featuring composers
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‘Fairich: Live’ is an immersive audio-visual experience by Gaelic electronica duo WHɎTE. Their album, Fairich, released in October 2016, contains new arrangements of rarely-heard 17th- and 18th-century Gaelic songs as well as original compositions, and has drawn comparisons with the likes of Sigur Rós and Martyn Bennett. This is a Made In Scotland Showcase event.
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THE LAST ISLAND: CHAMBER MUSIC BY PETER MAXWELL DAVIES HEBRIDES ENSEMBLE Released on Delphian Records – 18 August 2017 Peter Maxwell Davies’s later music powerfully evokes the isolated majesty of his Orkney island home, yet it also bears witness to his talent for friendship – to his associations, both personal and musical, with friends and supporters
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A series of solo concerts celebrating the magical Scots fiddle tradition by one of the country’s leading exponents. Alastair’s critically acclaimed 2016 album Alone With History features melodies by Niel Gow and James Scott Skinner alongside a unique tribute to Rabbie Burns. The performance represents a heartfelt journey of Scottish history. ‘A must for aficionados,
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On 18th/19th/24th/26th August at 10 – 10.45 p.m. each evening in the brand new Stoller Hall of Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester – Murray McLachlan will perform the complete John McLeod Piano Music in four late night recitals (well over 140 minutes of exciting, vibrantly individual sonatas and pieces). John is the first ‘composer
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