begins on Monday 27 September 2010 at 7.45pm in the Queen's Hall with our popular New Music Experience.
Monday 27 September | Queen's Hall, Edinburgh 7.45pm
Yann Ghiro (clarinet), Martin Storey (cello), Simon Smith (piano)
Works by Xenakis, Birtwistle, Vivier, and Rihm plus 3 specially commissioned pieces.
Introduced by journalist & broadcaster Janice Forsyth.
FREE concert - just turn up!.
Wednesday 20 October | Queen's Hall, Edinburgh 7.45pm
Graham Fitkin's 9-piece band of virtuoso musicians ...
no-nonsense music with punchy rhythms, tight grooves and phenomenal playing from saxes, trumpets, percussion, piano, harps, guitars and bass.
Monday 15 November | Queen's Hall, Edinburgh 7.45pm
The stunning young Swedish pianist
plays music by Dutilleux, Pousseur, Murail, Bussotti and premieres a new work by Michael Edwards.
Mondays: 4 October and 8 November 2010, 7 February and 21 March 2011 | Word Power Books, 43 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh 7.30pm
ecat's informal discussion group about music, arts and ideas led by Edinburgh Makar, Ron Butlin (poet, novelist and opera librettist).
(Please contact ecat to reserve a place)
Tuesday 1 February | Queen's Hall, Edinburgh 7.45pm
"The world's most adventurous cellist"
pairs Bach Preludes with jazz and improvisation against an interactive backdrop of projected images and sequences mixed live by VJ Nick Hillel.
Wednesday 9 March | Queen's Hall, Edinburgh 7.45pm
Scotland's foremost chamber group gives the scottish premiere of a major work by Harrison Birtwistle, for soprano, string quartet and ensemble along with music by Henry Purcell.
Wednesday 27 April | Queen's Hall, Edinburgh 7.45pm
Joby Burgess (percussion), Robin Michael (cello), Peter Evans (piano)
Works by Claude Vivier and John McLeod, including McLeod's Thrashing the Sea God, a Chinese opera for solo percussion.