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  • Arts News

    30 Jul 2015 - Rob Adams - Herald [ news ]

    The Spooky Men’s Chorale plays three concerts in Scotland in August as well as making a return visit to the Edinburgh Fringe.

  • Kelvingrove showcase for student promoters

    30 Jul 2015 - Susan Montgomery - Herald [ news ]

    Electric Honey, "the most successful student-run label in the world" according to Uncut magazine, has teamed up with promoters Regular Music and Magners cider, to bring the Electric Honey Sessions to Kelvingrove Bandstand on Sunday 9 August as part of Magners Summer Nights.

  • The Pleasance Sessions 2015

    29 Jul 2015 - The Pleasance Sessions - Scottish Music Centre [ news ]

    Where: The Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance, Edinburgh

    Date: 9th October 2015 – 11th October 2015

    Tickets: Various prices.

  • New tour celebrates the "city of music"

    29 Jul 2015 - CAROLINE WILSON - Evening Times [ news ]

    IT is the world's oldest surviving music hall and unique in Glasgow for another reason.

  • Arts News

    29 Jul 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, which came to a close on Sunday, has reported a 20% increase in attendances this year, with an audience of over 36,000.

  • How the National Youth Orchestra is inspiring a new generation of musical teenagers

    28 Jul 2015 - SARAH ALEXANDER - Independent [ news ]

    The benefits of a musical education on the development of all young people, the warning cries about cuts in music education in the state sector and the need for government to reverse their refusal to make arts education part of the national curriculum have been shouted from the rooftops.

  • Yo-Yo Ma: Bach, Big Bird and me

    28 Jul 2015 - Stuart Jeffries - Guardian [ news ]

    Something weird happens in Bach’s fifth suite for unaccompanied cello.

  • Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Andsnes – music-making of exceptional quality

    27 Jul 2015 - George Hall - Guardian [ review ]

    *****
    Royal Albert Hall, London.

  • Edinburgh Jazz Festival sees record ticket sales

    27 Jul 2015 - BRIAN FERGUSON - Scotsman [ news ]

    THE Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, the curtain-raiser to the capital’s summer arts extravaganza, has reported its best ever box office return as the final shows were staged last night.

  • The SCO Wind Soloists show their power

    25 Jul 2015 - KEN WALTON - Scotsman [ news ]

    LIKE many organisations, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra habitually uses this time of year to service the components that make up its well-oiled machine.

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