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EIF 2018: Jean-Guihen Queyras & Alexander Melnikon, Queen's Hall, Review

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The soloists performing this morning at the Queen’s Hall chamber recital were the French Canadian cellist Jean-Guhen Queyras and the Russian pianist Alexander Meinkov.

Queen of the Air, theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Review

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It’s 1937, a time when it was still possible to fall off the radar and simply disappear.

Brass Tracks Quintet, artSpace@StMark’s, Review

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Brass Tracks held before us "a kaleidoscopic musical brass journey spanning the last 500 years" – and they certainly delivered on their promise.

The Importance of Being Earnest by Three F*cking Queens & a Duck, The Space on the Mile, Review

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Serving classical theatre with a fearlessly fabulous twist are Out Cast Theatre with The Importance of Being Earnest by Three F*cking Queens & a Duck.

EIF 2018: Company Wayne McGregor - Autobiography, Festival Theatre, Review

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For 25 years, Wayne McGregor has brought a refreshing, radical vision to the art of choreography and stimulate the imagination through the language of movement, music and design.

Haydn: Seven Last Words, St Vincent’s Chapel, Review

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Haydn’s ‘The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross’ was originally written for the Cathedral in Cadiz, designed as a liturgical work for Good Friday; it provided musical material for meditation

Diamond, Underbelly Bristo Square, Review

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A series of plays being performed at the Festival Fringe 2018 is the result of a creative initiative by BBC Arts and Avalon.

The Conditioning, C aquila, Review

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I couldn’t see in the dark. I panicked. It all happened so fast … I am a killer. I am conditioned to kill.

Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Review

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“It actually translates from Scots to ‘old times past,’” says Mairi Campbell on Auld Lang Syne, the beloved song that conjures images of fireworks and hand-holding at the close of a ceilidh.

Para Handy: A Radio Play on Stage, PQA 2 @ Riddle’s Court, Review

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Neil Munro’s belovèd characters, who crew the Clyde puffer The Vital Spark, are deep in the psyche of Scots of previous generations.

Dreamland, ZOO Southside, Review

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Not so long ago, in the not so distant City of London it was the dawn of an age of prosperity; battles were won over never ending riches – but in times of crisis people search for meaning.