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  

Aberdeen Art Gallery and sound celebrate the re-opening of Aberdeen Art Gallery, Cowdray Hall and Remembrance Hall with the premiere performances of The Big Picture, a jointly commissioned work for this occasion from Master of the Queen’s Music, Judith Weir. These performances (10.15 & 11.15am) are part of soundfestival and Aberdeen Art Gallery’s re-opening celebrations. Booking essential. Limited time
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Organiser/promoter: soundfestival Venue: As above. Description: An opportunity for composers for all ages and standards to improve their skills, develop new ideas and hear tips from leading professionals. Featuring talks by composers Ailie Robertson and Luke Styles and a masterclass with oboist Nicholas Daniel. 1:1 sessions also available. Programme: NA Prices: £12 Booking info: Email
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Promoted by soundfestival in association with St Andrew’s Cathedral Oboist Nicholas Daniel is joined by oboists Oliver Boekhoorn and Jean-Pierre Arnaud and violinist Nicolas Miribel for a sensational lunchtime concert featuring a performance of James MacMillan’s Intercession for three oboes. Programme: Thea Musgrave – Take 2 Oboes Tansy Davies – Forgotten Game for solo oboe
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Glasgow Experimental Music Series  – ‘Interconnections’ Saturday 2 November 2pm-3pm @ The Pipe Factory, 42 Bain Street Glasgow Experimental Music Series is excited to announce its first ever festival, which continues on Saturday 2 November with unusual sonorities, improvised music, modern dance, live video-streaming and technological mediation. New commissions by Henry McPherson and Jolon Dixon
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Promoted by soundfestival  Musicians from prominent French new music ensemble TM+ make their Scottish debut with an innovative programme of music for oboe, clarinet, cello and harp. Marc-André Dalbavie – Interlude 4 Martin Matalon – Formas de arena Helen Grime – Arachne Jonathan Harvey – Three sketches Laurent Cuniot – Trans-Portées Tickets available here: https://sound-scotland.co.uk/event/ensemble-tm-plus-sound-fest-19

Glasgow Experimental Music Series  – ‘Experimental Intimacies’ Saturday 2 November 7pm-8pm @ The Project Cafe, 134 Renfrew Street Glasgow Experimental Music Series is excited to announce its first ever festival, which continues later on Saturday 2 November with this very special concert – fresh new music of great intimacy, adventure and imagination, exploring subtle textures
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Promoted by soundfestival Presenting a striking and innovative programme in collaboration with adventurous English cellist, Matthew Barley, Calefax are a reed quintet from the Netherlands who can be defined as a classical ensemble with a pop mentality. Programme: Joost Buis – The Swimmer Carola Bauckholt – Zugvögel (Migratory birds) Giovanni Sollima – Lamentatio Graham Fitkin
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Promoted by soundfestival in association with Belmont Filmhouse An informal celebration as soundfestival 2019 draws to a close featuring music from Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Matthew Barley (cello) and musicians from Calefax and ensemble TM+. Tickets available here: https://sound-scotland.co.uk/event/late-night-sound-sessions-closing-party-sound-fest-19