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Monday, December 10, 2018

The Saint recommends: Memorable albums of the year so far

Aside from being the warmest in forty-two years and England winning a penalty shoot-out for the first time since I was nine months old...

In the spotlight: Jorja Smith

Jorja Smith starts her biggest UK tour this month. From October 4th-18th, Smith sets out to perform back-to-back gigs in Norwich, Bristol, Newcastle, Glasgow,...

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: September 2018

Another season of Scottish Chamber Orchestra concerts in St Andrews began at Younger Hall last Thursday with a sparky programme of Nielsen, Prokofiev, Mozart...

Moonwalking through Michael Jackson’s music video closet

A few days ago Michael Jackson's father, Joe, the patriarch of the Jackson family, died, and I remembered it had been exactly nine years...

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds: “Distant Sky” in the DCA

The few times that I’ve been to see National Theatre Live performances at the cinema in St Andrews have differed a lot from watching...

A tribute to Avicii

Last week brought the shocking news of Swedish DJ Avicii’s passing. After years of chart-conquering singles, long tours with crowds of thousands and a...

St Andrews Chorus: Haydn’s “The Seasons”

As the spring (finally) approaches, it seems fitting, in a semester of Siberian blizzards, incessant squalls, and the current (fingers-crossed for publication) balmy warmth,...

Opera Interactive: Coffee Cantata: A review

Opera Society’s performance of Bach’s Coffee Cantata was one of the many pleasant revelations of this year’s On The Rocks. In a way, it...

JAMnesty: A review

JAMnesty is a great, easygoing event to go along to. In support of Amnesty International, a few singers and bands took part to make...

A Cappella Sofia Sessions: A review

On the fifth day of the On The Rocks Festival, good coffee and even greater music united for a laid-back A Cappella Sofa Sessions,...