Posted by Lisa Ward on November 9th, 2011
Classical music lovers will be treated to a recital from acclaimed pianist Maryam Sherhan and mezzo soprano Jemma Brown at 7:30pm on Thursday 17 November at the Lerwick Town Hall.
In partnership with Live Music Now!, Shetland Arts and the Robertson Trust, the concert will feature performances of pieces from composers including as Ravel, Purcell,… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on September 20th, 2011
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… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on August 31st, 2011
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… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on March 30th, 2011
By popular request, we have published the programme for Thursday’s concert below (a printed version will be available on the door of the event)
A Little Night Music Poster
Full details of the event can be found here – Opera concert by ex pat in support of Japanese relief effort
Comfort ye &… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on March 21st, 2011
Former Shetland resident Warren Gillespie will be returning to Lerwick Town Hall to perform some classical favourites with Scottish Opera’s “Emerging Artist” Marie Claire Breen and Japanese pianist Ayako Kanazawa. The concert, on Thursday 31st March, is in support of the recent Japanese earthquake and tsunami, and a retiring collection will be held in aid… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on March 15th, 2011
Local musicians Donald MacDonald and Sally Prittie will be giving a fundraising concert for Shetland Community Orchestra in Lerwick Town Hall at 7.30pm on Friday 25th March. They will be performing a rich variety of cello and piano music including works by Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Bruch and Kodaly.
Shetland Community Orchestra aims to offer local… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on August 24th, 2009
As part of this year’s Peerie Willie Guitar Festival
we’ve teamed up with High Level Music to hold Shetland’s first Classic Guitar Show.
The event will take place at Islesburgh Community Centre on Sunday 20th September at 12.00 and will feature displays of rare, historical, unusual and valuable guitars from all over Shetland.
Sunday’s event… Read the rest...
Posted by Bryan Peterson on April 2nd, 2009
Shetland Arts in conjunction with the Italian Cultural Institute is bringing to Shetland the internationally acclaimed Italian Baroque Ensemble Arcomelo.
They will be performing in the newly refurbished St. Columba’s Church, Lerwick on Friday 24th April and Busta House Hotel, Brae, on Saturday 25th April.
The programme will feature a variety of music… Read the rest...