Shetland groove metal band Ten Tonne Dozer have been nominated in the Scottish Alternative Music Award’s ‘metal’ category. If you’d like to lend your support, head over to http://officialsama.co.uk/vote
Local band up for Scottish Alternative Music AwardPosted by Bryan Peterson on February 14th, 2012 No Comments
Shetland Community Orchestra’s first concert on 1st OctoberPosted by Bryan Peterson on September 29th, 2011 1 Comment
The Shetland Community Orchestra will be performing their first concert on Saturday 1st October at St Columba’s Kirk in Lerwick. Following initial planning by a small steering committee, the Orchestra was officially launched earlier this year, aided by funding from Scotland’s Islands and Shetland Arts.
This will be the first of two concerts planned within…
Mami Shikimori and Masayuki Kino recital on Thurs 22ndPosted by Bryan Peterson on September 20th, 2011 No Comments
Classical music enthusiasts are in for a treat this week as pianist Mami Shikimori and Master Violinist Masayuki Kino return to Shetland to perform a programme of works, including Kreisler, Falla, Khachaturian and Wieniawski. The concert will take place in the Lerwick Town Hall at 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd September.
Violinist Masayuki Kino has had…
Craigiebuckler String Ensemble concert 9th SeptemberPosted by Bryan Peterson on August 31st, 2011 1 Comment
On Friday 9th September the Big Kirk in Lerwick opens its doors to the Craigiebuckler String Ensemble who will be performing Strauss Prelude for Sextet from ‘Capriccio’, Vivaldi’s double concerto for two cellos RV 531 in G minor and Brahms Sextet no.2 in G major.…
The Craigiebuckler String Ensemble was formed in 2010 and brings
Fiddle Frenzy 2011 kicks off on SundayPosted by Bryan Peterson on August 3rd, 2011 No Comments
Sunday 7th Aug sees the start of this year’s Fiddle Frenzy, a marathon seven-day and night music festival and summer school celebrating the contemporary culture of Shetland.
Fiddle Frenzy’s showcase concerts will feature Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham headlining the opening night concert on Sunday 7th August with Bodega, Harris Playfair’s Youth Big Band Project,…