Organiser/promoter: soundfestival in association with Aberdeen Science Centre Venue: As above (Aberdeen Science Centre) Description: Explore the science behind this year’s endangered instrument, the oboe, in an educational and interactive exhibition. Programme: NA Prices: Ticket to Science Centre required: £5.75, £5 concession/student/children 3+, free for children under 3 Booking info: NA Website: http://sound-scotland.co.uk/event/oboe-science-exhibition-sound-fest-19  

Organiser/promoter: soundfestival Venue: As above Description: A collaboration inspired by Janáček’s string quartet, Intimate Letters, with a memorised performance of the piece followed by Written in Fire, a contemporary response to this ground-breaking masterpiece created by violinist Rakhi Singh and pioneering electronic musician Vessel (Sebastian Gainsborough). Supported by PRS Foundation’s Beyond Borders programme. Prices: £11,
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Organiser/promoter: soundfestival in association with the University of Aberdeen Music Department Venue: As above Description: Developed by Aberdeen-based performance artist Angela Margaret Main and composer Anna McClure, The Yellow Wallpaper explores a woman’s struggle with postpartum psychosis. The concert also features works responding to other mental health conditions by Calum Carswell and Anna McClure. There will be a soundconversation with
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Organiser/promoter: soundfestival Venue: As above (St. Andrew’s Cathedral Small Hall) Description: Claudia Molitor’s Decay is a contemplation on the process of decay, a subject we are troubled by and drawn to in equal measures, as it implies decline and loss and also opens up to possibilities of change and transformation. Decay embraces the melancholy of
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Organiser/promoter: soundfestival in association with Newton Dee Community Venue: As above Description: A colourful, virtuoso concert showcasing the oboe’smany voices from the 18th to 21st century. Programme: Telemann Fantasie number 1 in A (TWV 40.2) Britten Six Metamorphoses after Ovid for solo oboe Christopher Redgate Six Improvisations: metamorphosing the metamorphoses Telemann Fantasie number 6 in
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Organiser/promoter: soundfestival in association with Belmont Filmhouse Venue: As above Description: In this late night soundsession Bill Thompson performs his latest work for tabletop Moog guitar and electronics soon to be released on Burning Harpsichord Records. Silent Chaos support with Origins, an immersive sonic exploration of our growing disconnect with nature and our true selves.
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