Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan Society has the perfect antidote to those post-summer blues – saddle up for their production of Oklahoma! at the Church Hill Theatre from 25–28 October! Their president says: “We are excited to present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s world-famous tale of love, adventure, rivalry, and cowboys. We’ve worked really hard on our set dances and would love for you to see them! … this energetic show will have you line-dancing all the way home.”
This year EDGAS have allocated seating, so get your order in now if you’d like to secure the best seats. You can order tickets by following the link to www.ticketsource.co.uk/edgas.
“A musical delight for voice and keyboard” is on offer at Holy Trinity Church, Stirling at 7.00pm on Saturday 30 September.
Ulrike Wutscher (mezzo-soprano), accompanied by Alistair Warwick on harpsichord and organ, sings settings by Monteverdi, Schütz and Purcell and three operatic arias by Handel. Most of these are either well-known or ought to be! This georgeous programme is even free, though donations are welcome.
Click the image for details of what Ulrike is singing …
The Dunfermline Arts Guild 2017–18 programme of chamber music concerts, which takes place at Carnegie on Sunday evenings from October through to March, displays its usual wealth of musical talent, in a variety of ensembles and styles ranging from solo piano to wind quintet. The linked brochure contains lots of information about the artists and their music, as well as details about tickets – including a six-for-the-price-of-four season ticket offer, which is great value at just £40.
The “Music on Sundays” series kicks off on 8 October 2017 at 7.30pm in the Carnegie Hall Studio, with a programme of songs and guitar solos by Alison McNeill and Sasha Savaloni that will include a newly commissioned work from composer Stuart MacRae on the theme of “Pilgrimage”.
Ask Jean Kennedy or Martin Tarr for a personal recommendation – you can’t beat live music!
Queensferry Music Society invite you to their mini folk festival on Saturday 30 September from 4:00pm–8:00pm at St Margaret’s Lodge, 3 Stoneycroft Road, South Queensferry EH30 9HX (behind the bowling club). “A relaxed, informal vibe where people can talk as well as listen.”
Four top-class professional acts – Jamie Laval, U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion, who captivates his audiences with passionate, virtuosic performances and engaging stories; Tunna, who perform an exciting mix of original and traditional tunes taking their audience across the genres; and Nick Jenkins, who plays intricate, fast, folk music on the fiddle – plus groups from local high schools.
From 1.30pm–3.30pm, there’s also a unique opportunity for young (S1-S6) strings or wind players to try their hand at traditional music in the workshop led by June Nelson of Scottish Fiddle Orchestra. Students learn a tune on the day, then play it at the event later!
More info from their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/240451383113652.