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  • Arts News

    22 May 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    Lochaber recording studio Watercolour Music has teamed up with local radio station Nevis Radio to give up-and-coming talents a chance to showcase their music over the summer.

  • Watching Over You

    22 May 2015 - Classical Music Magazine [ news ]

    Watching Over You is Rory Boyle’s new 28-minute song cycle themed on motherhood, setting seven poems created especially by the writer and librettist Dilys Rose.

  • BBC's Ten Pieces extends classical music programme to teenagers

    20 May 2015 - Sally Weale - Guardian [ news ]

    The Ride of the Valkyries, the most famous part of Wagner’s Ring cycle, is to be used as part of a nationwide programme to encourage teenagers to fall in love with classical music.

  • El Sistema Scotland: Positive outcomes across the board

    20 May 2015 - Tom Service - Guardian [ news ]

    News from Sistema Scotland: the first findings of the Glasgow Centre for Population Health’s long-term research project into the social impact on children’s lives, and the effect on their communities, of the Big Noise schemes in Stirling’s Raploch and Glasgow’s Govanhill, show positive outcomes across the board.

  • Watching Over You review – a love story to Cargill’s singing

    20 May 2015 - Kate Molleson - Guardian [ review ]

    Watching Over You, a new song cycle by Rory Boyle setting texts by Dilys Rose, is a hushed and intimate account of new motherhood.

  • Karen Cargill and the Red Note Ensemble

    19 May 2015 - Scotsman [ news ]

    A fascinating collaboration between poet Dilys Rose, composer Rory Boyle and mezzo soprano Karen Cargill is unveiled this week, writes Ken Walton.

  • Arts News

    18 May 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    Today the single in aid of war veterans charity Erskine, and featuring some of the leading singers and musicians from Scotland's folk scene is released for download.

  • Scottish Ensemble, Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow

    17 May 2015 - Michael Tumelty - Herald [ review ]

    Four stars.

  • Places available for a group of learners to join chamber music week in Ullapool this August

    15 May 2015 - Helen Jamieson - Scottish Music Centre [ news ]

    With just a month to go until bookings close on 6 June, Variations still has space for one more ensemble to join this year’s summer school at the Macphail Centre (Ullapool, 1-8 August).

  • Arts News

    14 May 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    The Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame has introduced two new categories aimed at acknowledging people whose behind the scenes contributions to the music in teaching, event organisation and broadcasting are often unrecognised outside of their immediate surroundings.

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