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  • 14 March 2024

    Belfast Ensemble & Ulster Orchestra

    The Ulster Orchestra and the award-winning Belfast Ensemble join forces for one night in the city’s Ulster Hall to premiere Conor Mitchell’s Riot Symphony.

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  • 7 March 2024

    Cat Power, Jordan Rakei, Chilly Gonzales, Bat for Lashes and more announced for Edinburgh International Festival 2024

    From 2-25 August 2024, Edinburgh International Festival becomes a hub of international and local talent in the world’s Festival City, presenting a hand-picked programme of world class opera, dance, music and theatre.

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  • 1 March 2024

    Full Cast Announced for new stage adaptation of Sunset Song, touring Scotland this Spring

    Dundee Rep Theatre, in co-production with the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, have revealed the full ensemble cast that will star in their thrilling new adaptation of Sunset Song, which will tour stages across Scotland this Spring.

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  • 27 February 2024

    Guidebooks written by children for adults: award-winning artists Andy Field and Beckie Darlington launch the next instalments in their renowned Book of Your Town series, now featuring Crawley and Thetford

    Part creative imaginings and part actual guide, The Book of Your Town is a series of guidebooks to a town or a city created by up to 250 local school children aged between 8 and 11. Written and edited by children, the book allows readers to experience a town or city through the eyes of that place’s youngest inhabitants.

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  • 15 November 2023

    Scottish Ensemble announce Concerts by Candlelight taking place across Scotland this December

    Scottish Ensemble bring moments of stillness and contemplation amidst the slight chaos of the festive season with music to warm your soul as they perform their annual Concerts by Candlelight across Scotland.

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  • 13 November 2023

    Scottish Ensemble presents the first of two specially-commissioned performance films with Glasgow production company Forest of Black: Anna Meredith’s “Tull”

    The musical score comes alive when a forest of pink plinths – each with their own independent character – grows homogeneously in response to the music. Scottish Ensemble musicians – as if museum objects on display – balance precariously on top, whilst performing Anna Meredith’s gripping piece with laser focus.

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  • 13 November 2023

    Daisy Dickinson commission kicks off two-year partnership between The Glasshouse International Centre for Music (formerly Sage Gateshead) and international arts commissioner Mediale

    On Tuesday 14th November 2023 London-based director/visual artist Daisy Dickinson will be unveiling Three Hundred and Thirty Three: Part One, the first of a triptych of films set in and around the ancient sites and nature of the north east of England, co-commissioned by Mediale and The Glasshouse International Centre for Music, and developed and co-produced by From The Other.

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  • 7 November 2023

    St. Joseph’s Academy students set to wow with professionally performed compositions in collaboration with The Cumnock Tryst

    Pupils in the Higher and Advanced Higher Music classes at Kilmarnock’s St. Joseph’s Academy are being given the chance to hear their original compositions performed by a professional ensemble in a public concert in their school.

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  • 5 November 2023

    The Glasshouse turns Russian opera into Geordie Christmas classic for the Fenwick festive window

    For the second year in a row, Britain’s largest family-owned department store Fenwick has turned to The Glasshouse International Centre for Music to provide the soundtrack for its iconic festive window which this year depicts The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis.

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  • 2 November 2023

    Hertfordshire Film Festival returns in 2025

    Hertfordshire Film Festival is back on the big screen! The Festival returns in April 2025 to provide an unmissable opportunity for young filmmakers to create and showcase their work at Watford Palace Theatre. 

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