Performing Arts News
Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO) is showing an online concert series mixing live, newly-arranged music with live painting by artist Maria Rud.
Live performances during this year’s Edinburgh International Festival will be staged in three temporary outdoor pavilions around the capital, designed especially for live performance.
Two of Scotland’s top chamber ensembles’ performance of Arvo Pärt’s ‘Passio…’ at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh will be available to see and hear online.
Two competitions for singers, to be held in Dundee in September 2021, will be a feature of the new Opera Festival Scotland – Dundee’s newest arts festival and Scotland’s first festival of opera.
The Scottish Ensemble has revealed Sally Beamish as the latest classical music star to grace its Musical Book Club guest list, kicking-off a series lasting to mid-April.
Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh’s new immersive audio-digital venture, Sound Stage, is a collaborative venture featuring new plays from eight of the best writers in British theatre.
Capital Theatres has launched a Crowdfunder campaign and petition in an urgent appeal for support to prevent the closure of Edinburgh’s King’s and Festival theatres.
Edinburgh International Film Festival has launched a monthly drive-in cinema at Edinburgh Airport showing at weekends for the rest of the year, featuring up to four screenings a day.
£168,000 of National Lottery emergency support has been granted to three Edinburgh theatres facing enormous revenue losses.
Proving that limitations can actually be a boon to creativity, Scottish Ballet have been busy developing and extending their range of community projects throughout the pandemic lockdown. Staff, crew and talent have been stretching their skills and imagination with a swathe of inventive missions. Their ever popular online digital health classes have ballooned, helping the