Illustrious album rendition of Music for 18 Musicians from Colin Currie Group and Synergy Vocals

Originally posted on AIM – Adventures in Music:
If one was to shortlist the seminal musical works of the 20th century, Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians (1974-76) would certainly assume its rightful position alongside such game-changing scores as Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps (1911-13/1947) and Olivier Messiaen’s Turangalîla-Symphonie (1946-48). Rooted in solid sonorous…


BBC Music Show Cuts — VoxCarnyx

BBC Radio Scotland’s rumoured plan to axe a huge swathe of its specialist music programming has now been confirmed. A news exclusive this week by the Scotsman’s arts correspondent Brian Ferguson extracted a response from the press office at Pacific Quay that neither denied BBC Scotland’s intentions nor offered a convincing argument for the controversial… BBC … More BBC Music Show Cuts — VoxCarnyx

Scottish Opera / Ainadamar — VoxCarnyx

Theatre Royal, Glasgow This is absolute fresh territory for Scottish Opera. Osvaldo Golijov’s Ainadamar: the Fountain of Tears may claim itself an opera, and by literal definition it is, but that is perhaps to diminish the uniqueness with which it eschews idiomatic purity, embracing most notably the hypnotic charisma of Spanish flamenco dancing, the laid-back… Scottish … More Scottish Opera / Ainadamar — VoxCarnyx

June update – Sagas and Seascapes Recording, Competition and a Live Concert!

Originally posted on nordicviola:
The end of May saw Nordic Viola playing together under the same roof for the first time since March 2020! And what a way to start, bringing our new commission, “Aud” by Linda Buckley, to life for the first time as we recorded “Sagas and Seascapes” for Orkney International Science Festival…