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Mondays At One: Woodwind – Rory Boyle Celebration 1:00 pm
Mondays At One: Woodwind – Rory Boyle Celebration @ Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Fraser Langton and James Willshire perform a recital for the launch of Rory Boyle’s Music for Clarinet CD (Delphian Records)
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Calan 7:30 pm
Calan @ Cottiers, Glasgow
May 2 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Fiddles, guitar, accordion, bagpipes and step dancing explode into life when CALAN, the energetic young folk band from Wales, take to the stage. They breathe fire into the old traditions with their infectious rhythms and[...]
John Gourlay: Kirkcaldy Orchestral Society 7:30 pm
John Gourlay: Kirkcaldy Orchestral Society @ Kirkcaldy Old Kirk, Kirkcaldy
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
John Gourlay     – Aquarelle     – Lithoglyph     – Impasto Kirkcaldy Orchestral Society – KOS Extra
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Lyell Cresswell: Llanto (SCO World Premiere) 7:30 pm
Lyell Cresswell: Llanto (SCO World Premiere) @ Queen's Hall
May 4 @ 7:30 pm
Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite Cresswell: Llanto: Clarinet Concerto (SCO Commission: World Premiere) Schubert: Symphony No 4 in C minor ‘Tragic’ Clemens Schuldt: conductor; Maximiliano Martín: clarinet Charismatic and compelling on stage, SCO Principal Clarinet Maximiliano Martín is a superb[...]
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Lyell Cresswell: Llanto (SCO premiere) 7:30 pm
Lyell Cresswell: Llanto (SCO premiere) @ City Halls, Glasgow
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Charismatic and compelling on stage, SCO Principal Clarinet Maximiliano Martín is a superb concerto soloist. Here, he premieres Llanto (‘Lament’), written especially for him by Lyell Cresswell whose own track record with concertos is formidable – including a commission for[...]
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John McLeod: Another Time, Another Place 5:45 pm
John McLeod: Another Time, Another Place @ Filmhouse, Edinburgh
May 6 @ 5:45 pm
Michael Radford’s film ‘Another Time, Another Place’ (music score by John McLeod) Part of the ‘Folk Film Gathering’ Film Festival
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Rab Noakes 7:30 pm
Rab Noakes @ Cottiers, Glasgow
May 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Performing with Kathleen MacInnes and Innes Watson Rab Noakes is a force to be reckoned with in the world of music in Scotland and beyond. In 2017 Rab turns 70. He also celebrates 50 years of properly-billed professional performance.[...]
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John McLeod: BASCA panel 6:00 pm
John McLeod: BASCA panel @ Royal Academy of Music, London
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
‘Manage your Composing Career’ SMC member John McLeod: panel member You’ve written some music, but what next? You need to get it performed and maybe also recorded. You may want to release a recording online,[...]
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Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour 8:00 pm
Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour @ Waiblingen, Germany
May 12 @ 8:00 pm
Programmes include: Poulenc Concerto for organ, timpani and strings Beamish Variations on a Theme of Benjamin Britten Bach Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 Barber arr. Carpenter Adagio   The flamboyant, controversial, and unquestionably talented organist[...]
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Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour 8:00 pm
Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour @ Tak Theater, Vaduz
May 13 @ 8:00 pm
PROGRAMMES INCLUDE: Poulenc Concerto for organ, timpani and strings Beamish Variations on a Theme of Benjamin Britten Bach Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 Barber arr. Carpenter Adagio   OVERVIEW The flamboyant, controversial, and unquestionably talented[...]
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Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour 8:00 pm
Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour @ Alte Oper, Frankfurt
May 15 @ 8:00 pm
PROGRAMMES INCLUDE: Poulenc Concerto for organ, timpani and strings Beamish Variations on a Theme of Benjamin Britten Bach Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 Barber arr. Carpenter Adagio   OVERVIEW The flamboyant, controversial, and unquestionably talented[...]
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Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour 8:00 pm
Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour @ Parkstad Limburg Theatres, The Netherlands
May 16 @ 8:00 pm
PROGRAMMES INCLUDE: Poulenc Concerto for organ, timpani and strings Beamish Variations on a Theme of Benjamin Britten Bach Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 Barber arr. Carpenter Adagio   OVERVIEW The flamboyant, controversial, and unquestionably talented[...]
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Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham 7:30 pm
Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham @ Cottiers
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Celebrating over 30 years on tour together, Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham have established themselves as the epitome of excellence in the world of traditional music. Mike Russell of the Glasgow Herald has described them  as “probably[...]
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Elena Piras: Coffi House 7:30 pm
Elena Piras: Coffi House @ Coffi House, Cardiff
May 19 @ 7:30 pm
Elena will be singing in the Coffi House on Wellfield Road in Cardiff on Friday 19th May. Doors will open at 7pm and the gig starts at 7:30pm. Tickets are £6, available either on the door or from[...]
Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour 7:30 pm
Sally Beamish: Academy of St Martin in the Fields European Tour @ Bela Bartok National Concert Hall
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Improvisations of Cameron Carpenter J. S. Bach: Piano Concerto in A major BWV 1055 (transcription for organ and string orchestra) Sally Beamish: Variations on a Theme of Benjamin Britten Poulenc: Organ Concerto in G minor,[...]
Cryptic: Shorelines 10:00 pm
Cryptic: Shorelines @ Rotterdamse Shouwburg, Rotterdam
May 19 @ 10:00 pm
Inspired by the North Sea Flood of 1953—which left the Netherlands devastated and also took many lives in the UK and Belgium— Shorelines is a music-theatre work, composed by Oliver Coates, performed by the Ragazze Quartet and directed by Josh Armstrong.[...]
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George Newson: English Song Weekend 11:30 am
George Newson: English Song Weekend @ Ludlow Assembly Rooms, Ludlow
May 20 @ 11:30 am
Programme to include settings of three poems by Ezra Pound by George Newson HANDS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC Soraya Mafi, Kitty Whately, Robin Tritschler, Ashley Riches and Iain Burnside. Settings of American poetry by British composers,[...]
Cryptic: Shorelines 7:00 pm
Cryptic: Shorelines @ Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam
May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Inspired by the North Sea Flood of 1953—which left the Netherlands devastated and also took many lives in the UK and Belgium— Shorelines is a music-theatre work, composed by Oliver Coates, performed by the Ragazze Quartet and directed by Josh Armstrong.[...]
Janet Beat: Atelier [world premiere] 7:00 pm
Janet Beat: Atelier [world premiere] @ Hochschule für Musik, Nuremburg
May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Janet Beat’s prize winning wind quintet “Atelier” will receive its world premiere in Nuremberg on 20th May at the Hochschule für Musik.
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Should Auld Acquaintance 6:30 pm
Should Auld Acquaintance @ Rippon Lea Ballroom, Elsternwick
May 21 @ 6:30 pm
Soprano Justine Anderson recently featured on Channel 9 News as star of Tosca (an Emotionworks Cut Opera production) at Pentridge. She will perform a selection from Lasses, Love and Life by Scottish composer John Maxwell Geddes, including the hauntingly beautiful Rohan Tree. Mezzo-soprano Vivien Hamilton,[...]
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Sally Beamish: The Tempest 7:30 pm
Sally Beamish: The Tempest @ Wortham Theatre Center, Houston
May 25 @ 7:30 pm
In remembrance of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, David Bintley is creating a fantastical production of The Tempest, set to a commissioned score by British composer Sally Beamish. At once stormy and sweet, Bintley’s[...]
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Cryptic: Oscillon Response 8:00 pm
Cryptic: Oscillon Response @ Mareel, Shetland
May 26 @ 8:00 pm
Composer and visual artist Mark Lyken interprets the forefather of Electronic Art, Ben F Laposky’s pioneering “Oscillon” Electronic Abstractions. Working in collaboration with Sanford Museum, Iowa this Cryptic commission for Sonica 2015 merges Lyken’s sonic responses and[...]
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John McLeod: Hebridean Dances 3:00 pm
John McLeod: Hebridean Dances @ High Church Hilton, Aberdeen
May 27 @ 3:00 pm
Aberdeen Sinfonietta conducted by Garry Walker with Gina McCormack (violin) Rossini: Overture The Barber of Seville John McLeod:  Hebridean Dances Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Dvořák:  Symphony No 8 in G
Sally Beamish: The Tempest 7:30 pm
Sally Beamish: The Tempest @ Wortham Theatre Center, Houston
May 27 @ 7:30 pm
In remembrance of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, David Bintley is creating a fantastical production of The Tempest, set to a commissioned score by British composer Sally Beamish. At once stormy and sweet, Bintley’s[...]
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John McLeod: Hebridean Dances 3:00 pm
John McLeod: Hebridean Dances @ Caird Hall, Dundee
May 28 @ 3:00 pm
Aberdeen Sinfonietta conducted by Garry Walker with Gina McCormack (violin) Rossini: Overture The Barber of Seville John McLeod:  Hebridean Dances Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Dvořák:  Symphony No 8 in G
Sally Beamish: The Tempest 2:00 pm
Sally Beamish: The Tempest @ Wortham Theatre Center, Houston
May 28 @ 2:00 pm
In remembrance of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, David Bintley is creating a fantastical production of The Tempest, set to a commissioned score by British composer Sally Beamish. At once stormy and sweet, Bintley’s[...]
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Scottish Ensemble: Eastern Europe Express 7:30 pm
Scottish Ensemble: Eastern Europe Express @ Caird Hall, Dundee
May 31 @ 7:30 pm
Gòrecki         Three pieces in old style Chopin          Two Nocturnes [arr. David Matthews] Bacewicz      Concerto for String Orchestra Czyz              Canzona di[...]