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  • Key Igor Stravinsky work found after 100 years

    6 Sep 2015 - Stephen Walsh - Guardian [ news ]

    An important early orchestral work by one of the greatest composers of the 20th century, thought for more than 100 years to have been irretrievably lost, has turned up at last in a pile of old manuscripts in a back room of the St Petersburg Conservatoire.

  • Why Jarvis Cocker is making waves at the Proms

    4 Sep 2015 - Nicholas Wroe - Guardian [ news ]

    If your aim is to broaden the content and appeal of the Proms, then there are few better choices to host a late-night concert than Jarvis Cocker.

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    4 Sep 2015 - Rob Adams - Herald [ news ]

    Glasgow music promoters Sounds in the Suburbs have announced that their September 23 concert by New Jersey singer-songwriter Greg Trooper has had to be postponed due to illness.

  • Arts News

    2 Sep 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    The semi-finalists of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician 2016 Award have been announced.

  • Chineke! Europe's first professional orchestra of black and minority ethnic musicians launches

    1 Sep 2015 - JESSICA DUCHEN - Independent [ news ]

    When the Chineke! Orchestra steps on to the Queen Elizabeth Hall platform on 13 September, the audience should notice something unusual.

  • Arts News

    1 Sep 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    Drummer Ken Mathieson’s Classic Jazz Orchestra plays two concerts in September and October.

  • Arts News

    31 Aug 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    Edinburgh promoters Soundhouse’s Music Mondays series recommences at the Traverse Theatre with a programme of folk, jazz and Americana running through September and October.

  • Paolo Nutini and Calvin Harris get ready to come home to sell-out crowd at Glasgow Summer Sessions

    27 Aug 2015 - [ news ]

    Paolo Nutini and Calvin Harris will play to a sell-out home crowd in Scotland at the weekend.

  • Creative freedom produces hit for Mozart

    26 Aug 2015 - Kate Molleson - Herald [ news ]

    Berlin’s Komische Oper is run by Barrie Kosky, maverick Australian director whose immensely loveable 2012 staging of Mozart’s The Magic Flute comes to Edinburgh this week.

  • Arts News

    26 Aug 2015 - Rob Adams - Herald [ news ]

    Fèis Rois is hosting three events during this year’s Blas festival of traditional music, which takes place across the Highlands from September 4 to 12.

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