The partnership between Sir James MacMillan and the SCO goes back decades and has resulted in many remarkable new works. None has taken the world so much by storm as the percussion concerto Veni, Veni, Emmanuel. It has been performed hundreds of times since its 1992 premiere and remains a thrilling experience live: a superb, celebratory
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Deer Dancer is a new cross-artform project by artist, composer, performer Hanna Tuulikki, investigating the mimesis of deer, specifically representations within dance from across cultures. The work examines how the imitation of deer behaviour constructs ‘wilderness’ as the site for the cultivation of hetero-masculinity in ‘gender performance’ and how hunting mythologies shape and impact real ecologies.
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Tickets £8/£5 13th and 15th August – Turning the Elements 14th and 16th August – Tom Poulson, Danielle Price and Timothy Cooper Turning the Elements The Night With… Turning the Elements (Joanna Nicholson clarinet and Frances Cooper soprano) includes settings of poetry by Matthew Whiteside, Rebecca Rowe and Stuart Murray Mitchell by Scottish poets Jane
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Tickets £10/£8 14th and 16th August – Turning the Elements 13th and 14th August – Tom Poulson, Danielle Price and Timothy Cooper 20th August – Duo van Vliet – viola, accordion Turning the Elements The Night With… Turning the Elements (Joanna Nicholson clarinet and Frances Cooper soprano) includes settings of poetry by Matthew Whiteside, Rebecca
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