General News

04
Jun
2015

The Carrying Stream – Blog by Tom Pow

Originally posted on MacMath The Silent Page: In her work with the Feral Choir, Ali Burns has frequently used the spoken word as counterpoint to song. In Macmath – The Silent Page, she uses the spoken word again, but this time to carry the narrative of William Macmath’s work as a recorder of the oral… Read more »

25
May
2015

Rousing start to arts festival

Celebration and excitement hit the Easterbrook Hall on Friday night when the 2015 Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival kicked off its 10-day stint of bringing world-class performing arts to audiences throughout the region. Patrons, supporters, performers and friends joined the festival board and staff for a reception in the Duncan Rooms before the rousing strings of the Scottish… Read more »

18
May
2015

Sensational start to 36th festival

The 36th Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival opens at the Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries, with one of its most rousing and passionate performances to date. On Friday, May 22, the sensational Scottish Ensemble bring From Russia with Love: a programme of music by two musical giants – Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky. Tchaikovsky’s dramatic themes, intense rhythms, and… Read more »