Category Archives: festival 2010

sound recital re-launches Clashnettie Arts Centre

The Studio at Clashnettie Arts Centre (Strathdon) relaunches tomorrow as part of the festival! Peter Welch and artist Helen Denerley who run the centre share their excitement: “We are delighted to be participating in sound for the very first time … Continue reading

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An Electroacoustic Fair? Smashin’…

To round off this year’s festival, Pete Stollery curates his first Electroacoustic Fair on Saturday 13 November. For the one day only, The MacRobert Building at the University of Aberdeen will be turned into a theme park of sound with … Continue reading

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Now for a guide to human anatomy in music & dance

2010 sees sound once again come together with DanceLive, Aberdeen’s annual celebration of contemporary dance. Final event on Saturday 6 November, the celebrated Hebrides Ensemble joins forces with percussionist Colin Currie and dancer/choreographer Michael Popper at Woodend Barn for an … Continue reading

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Where am I headed?

Tomorrow evening, Saturday 30 October, choreographer Ian Spink and sound artist Bill Thompson collaborate on a new piece entitled The ANa Project which explores the very seperate journeys of two Australians through sound, movement and visual elements. Bill gives us … Continue reading

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Sound A New Song

On Sunday 31 October, the John Armitage Memorial Trust (JAM) travels up North to Aberdeen for the first time to showcase music by James MacMillan, Gabriel Jackson, Tarik O’Reagan and Aberdeen-based composer Paul Mealor, performed by choirs from Edinburgh, St … Continue reading

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Classic Minimalism by Steve Reich

The National Youth Orchestra Scotland’s contemporary chamber ensemble NYOS Futures are making their way up North this weekend to perform Steve Reich‘s masterpiece Eight Lines on Sunday 24 October. It has been said of American composer Steve Reich who pioneered … Continue reading

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100% Fitkin

Graham Fitkin and his Ensemble spent three whole days last week locked up in Dartington College (Devon) to rehearse for their first ever Scottish dates. They are playing in Edinburgh tomorrow evening and heading north to sound this Thursday (yes, … Continue reading

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