Opera Bohemia celebrates its 10th anniversary with one of the world’s best loved operettas, The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár. Set in the romantic city of Paris, various suitors squabble and fight to win the hand of the recently widowed, but very wealthy Hannah Glawari.Continue reading
Cinema, Newton Stewart – 7:30pm For centuries the recorder has had a reputation as a second-class instrument, championed by amateurs and schoolchildren. In the hands of superstar player Piers Adams, assisted by the nimble fingers of pianist Howard Beach and the vision of Dutch craftswoman Adriana Breukink – creator of the remarkable Eagle Recorder range […]Continue reading
In the past season the Trio have performed the cornerstone repertoire of Brahms and Beethoven (Skye Chamber Music and Music in Lanark), lesser known works by John Ireland (Sunday at Seven, Helensburgh) and Glinka (Crail Festival) alongside 20th century pieces including Muczynski Trio and Nino Rota Trio (Bute Music Society).Continue reading
The hallmarks of a Swing 2018 concert are great musicianship allied to an exhilarating approach to the classics of the swing jazz era, ensuring that it’s always great entertainment as well as high quality music.Continue reading
The Cinema, Newton Stewart at 3.00 pm
Phil and Claire have been working together since April 2003. Their duo was formed after Claire was overheard arguing with a tenor that baritones were far superior and Phil realised that she would make the perfect accompanist.
Cinema, Newton Stewart at 3.00pm
The family are now planning recital tours featuring all three of their children as well as solos and duets from the adults, Murray and Kathryn. Rose (15) Matthew (17) and Callum (18) present a varied recital of piano works to include Chopin Ballade no. 3, Rachmaninov-Bach Gavotte, Shostakovich Preludes and Fugues and Samuel Barber’s Piano Sonata.
Featuring eight professional opera singers with accompaniment.
Each member of Coro Alba performs with major opera companies in the United Kingdom and abroad.
They thrill audiences with their well-chosen programmes and stirring operatic choruses.
The Be Happy Band consists of 5 outstanding musicians, many of who will be well known to regular music club members, providing sympathetic and colourful accompaniment, with arrangements by Director of Music, Dick Lee.Continue reading