Soundhouse Announces New Online Concert Series

Romanian singer-songwriter Lizabett Russo, Irish traditional music legend Cathal McConnell’s trio and Brazilian music specialists Trio Magico are among the line-up announced for a series of ten online gigs that starts on Monday 22 February 2021. Filmed at the Traverse Theatre using a five-camera broadcast quality set-up and professional multitrack sound, and organised by theContinue reading “Soundhouse Announces New Online Concert Series”

Leith Theatre Launches Mini-Series of Digital Gigs for Scottish Artists

Thanks to a grant from Creative Scotland’s Performing Arts Venue Relief Fund, Leith Theatre is able to secure a small staff team that will enable the production of a mini-series of digital gigs called Live in Leith. The programme will provide vital incomes for industry professionals and production crew as well as for the musiciansContinue reading “Leith Theatre Launches Mini-Series of Digital Gigs for Scottish Artists”

Love Singing Announces Pairing of Songwriters and Community Choirs

Five of Scotland’s most talented songwriters have been paired with five community choirs across Scotland. The project is the brainchild of the producers of Scotland’s largest community choir Love Music who, under the moniker of Love Singing, have made the matches in spite of lockdown and the new ‘couples’ will now come together to createContinue reading “Love Singing Announces Pairing of Songwriters and Community Choirs”

Scottish Ensemble Launches Latest in Musical Book Club Series

UK’s leading string orchestra, Scottish Ensemble (SE), reveals Sally Beamish as the latest classical music star to grace its Musical Book Club guest list. Sally is one of the UK’s foremost living composers, an active violist and pianist and a regular collaborator with SE. In this special discussion event, that will take place on WednesdayContinue reading “Scottish Ensemble Launches Latest in Musical Book Club Series”

Scottish Ensemble Emphasises Digital and Well Being with New Board Members

Since the pandemic began, Scotland’s award-winning string orchestra, Scottish Ensemble (SE) has been treating audiences to an array of digital content. With the appointment of three new board members by their Chair Samantha Barber, their aim is to continue their commitment to reaching new audiences and promoting mental wellbeing well into the future by innovative Continue reading “Scottish Ensemble Emphasises Digital and Well Being with New Board Members”

Scottish Opera Presents Filmed Performance of Hansel and Gretel

Scotland’s National Opera company, Scottish Opera will première Humperdinck’sHansel and Gretel that was filmed at Glasgow’s Theatre Royal on 19 December. It is the latest Scottish Opera: On Screen production that includes Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Opera Highlights, Janáček’s The Diary of One Who Disappeared, Menotti’s The Telephoneand Samuel Bordoli and Jenni Fagan’s The NarcissisticContinue reading “Scottish Opera Presents Filmed Performance of Hansel and Gretel”

Fife Pipe Band Releases Version of Hit from The Greatest Showman

Prize winning Methil and District Pipe Band is celebrating its 25th anniversary in great musical style despite lockdown. To mark the special occasion, they are releasing their version of the hit song from the 2017 film The Greatest Showman, From Now On.  During lockdown, the band made the recording with an accompanying video that featuresContinue reading “Fife Pipe Band Releases Version of Hit from The Greatest Showman”

Orchestra Celebrates the Power of the Word on Burns Night

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra celebrates the birthday of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns, with the release of a heartfelt instrumental version on video of My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose on Monday January 25. Taken from the orchestra’s 25th anniversary concert at Perth Concert Hall in December, the recording was made under strictContinue reading “Orchestra Celebrates the Power of the Word on Burns Night”

McCreadie reaches for the top with Cairn

Scottish pianist Fergus McCreadie’s second album, Cairn is showing early signs of emulating the success of his award-winning debut album, Turas. Released on January 29, Cairn has already been tipped as one of the top UK jazz albums of 2021 by respected radio presenters and the first video single from the album, featuring the titleContinue reading “McCreadie reaches for the top with Cairn”