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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

George Ezra in Usher Hall, Edinburgh

As of late, more and more big-name artists have been making their way to Edinburgh on top of the usual Glasgow tour dates, and...

Musical Sketches: A review

With the highly anticipated On the Rocks festival occurring throughout this week, the Musical Sketches event hosted on Sunday evening offered a relaxed opportunity...

Nick Drake: A personal pilgrimage

Much is made of the legendary 27 Club in musical circles — from Robert Johnson to Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison to Amy Winehouse, the...

Opera Society’s “Orpheus in the Underworld”: A preview

This University of St Andrews Opera Society presents a new take on ‘Orpheus in the Underworld’, a comedy opera that promises to make you...

Sofar Sounds comes to St Andrews

In March 2009, three young friends grew tired of disrespectful crowd members at a concert, and decided to create something original that would take...

Kendrick Lamar and the DAMN. tour in Glasgow

A little more than a week ago, Kendrick Lamar played in Glasgow’s SSE Hydro as part of his DAMN. tour in Europe. Accompanied by...

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Emperor Concerto review

When the theme of war comes up, one does not generally think of women, as it is always portrayed as a rather masculine affair. Similarly...

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Emperor Concerto preview

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the University’s orchestra-in-residence, commence the second semester’s offering of concerts on the evening of Wednesday 31st January, with a performance...

Classical music for dummies: Holst’s Planets, Op. 32

This week’s choice is a collection of some of the best-loved pieces to be written in the last century or so, a good few...

Reputation Lost/Reputation Regained

“The drought was the very worst.”   Taylor Swift’s lyrics in “Clean”, the finale to her 2014 blockbuster album 1989, take on a prophetic tone...