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Friday 18th October 2019

Vocal Ensemble Masterclass with Owain Park and The Gesualdo Six

October 17, 2019

10.00am, St Leonard's School Auditorium
Free, but ticketed - please book via Byre Theatre

Approx. Running Time: 120mins

Owain Park, Artistic Director of the Festival's Ensemble in Residence, The Gesualdo Six, leads a public masterclass for some of Scotland's up and coming vocal ensembles. 

Robyn Stapleton (Dementia Friendly Performance)

October 17, 2019

11.00am, All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street
£5

Approx. Running Time: 60mins

Known to festival audiences, following our inaugural Burns Night @ Kinkell Byre in January 2019. Robyn Stapleton returns for this specially created performance of folk tunes and familiar classics in a relaxed and welcoming environment.

 

This performance is a culmination of the festival's Education and Outreach project delivered by Stapleton with local Dementia Groups.

FRINGE: Student Song Concert

October 17, 2019

1.10pm, Younger Hall, North Street
Free, with retiring collection in aid of Music in Hospitals and Care Scotland

Approx. Running Time: 60mins

The University of St Andrews Music Society presents their annual festival lunchtime concert which will include a programme of music theatre and classical repertoire sung by vocal students and scholarship holders of the University's Music Centre 

Festival Evensong

October 17, 2019

5.30pm, St Salvator's Chapel, North Street
Free

Approx. Running Time: 60mins

The University of St Andrews' renowned choir of St Salvator's Chapel will join forces with the Festival's 2019 Ensemble in Residence, The Gesualdo Six, to sing a joint Festival service of Choral Evensong which will include the world premier of Emma Wilde's "Light is Withheld" alongside music by Benjamin Britten, Owain Park and Pawel Lukaszewski.

 

The service will be led by University Assistant Chaplain, Revd Samantha Ferguson.

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Voices at the End of the Universe with Luxmuralis

October 17, 2019

A new partnership between St Andrews Voices Festival and the award-winning light projection artists, Luxmuralis was launched on Tuesday 26 March 2019 in Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews, where a preview of the work which will be at the heart of the 2019 St Andrews Voices Festival in October was shown.

Luxmuralis’ Artistic Director, Peter Walker and Composer, David Harper will bring the interior of the church to life with projections and pre-recorded music sung by Gesualdo Six, intertwined with Harper’s own sound design. Guests can wander round and experience the visual artwork and music.

 

Please visit dedicated Luxmuralis page here for full information

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Carolyn Sampson and Joseph Middleton in Recital

October 17, 2019

7.30pm, Byre Theatre - Main Auditorium
£28 (50% off for students and under 26)

Approx. Running Time: 120mins

Carolyn Sampson and long term collaborator Joseph Middleton perform songs by Debussy and Schoenburg and Strauss' Four Last Songs 

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Late Night with Robyn Stapleton

October 17, 2019

​10.00pm, Hotel du Vin, The Scores
£15 (50% off for students and under 26)

Approx. Running Time: 60mins

Grab a drink, and close off your Friday evening listening to the sublime voice of internationally acclaimed Scottish songstress, Robyn Stapleton. In 2014, she became BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician and in the years since has become one of Scotland’s most respected folk singers. She has performed with many prestigious ensembles, including the RSNO, BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra and Scottish Ensemble. With a uniquely pure tone and a wonderful
empathy and sensitivity for traditional song, she sings the songs of her Scottish
and Irish heritage, in the Scots, English and Gaelic language.

 

For this festival performance, Robyn will perform music by, and associated with, Scottish women.

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