Perth Festival

15th - 27th May 2017
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Today at the Festival

12:00

Perth Concert Hall

12:30

St John's Kirk of Perth

Free Event

20:00

Perth Concert Hall

1987

PERTH FESTIVAL of the ARTS  - Wednesday 20 to Sunday 31 May 1987

 

 

Day/Date

Event

Venue

Artistes

Programme

Throughout

Visual Arts

Art Gallery

James Kay RSA, Neil Dallas Brown ARSA

Composer in Residence

various

Malcolm Arnold – attended eleven events, of which six had works of his included, and participated in four events

Wednesday 20

Music at mid-day

St John’s

Perth High School

 

Orchestral Concert

City Hall

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (Saraste/Swenson)

Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Sibelius

Dance

Theatre

Bulava Cossack Ensemble

 

Thursday 21

Music at Mid-day

St John’s

Strathallan School

 

Ballet

Theatre

Scottish Ballet

“Vespri”, “Napoli” (Act iii)

Friday 22

Music at Mid-day

St John’s

Perth Grammar School

 

Chamber Concert

City Hall

Polish Chamber Orchestra (Stanienda/Hilton)

Rossini, Barber, Bach, Arnold, Tchaikovsky

Ballet

Theatre

Scottish Ballet

“Vespri”, “Napoli” (Act iii)

Saturday 23

Saturday Morning

St John’s

Janet Hilton (clarinet) and Peter Evans (piano)

Schumann, Debussy, Arnold, Hamilton, Poulenc

Jazz Night

City Hall

George Chisholm with Keith Smith and Hefty Jazz

“100 Years of Dixieland Jazz”

An Entertainment

Theatre

Edward Argent, Peter Lincoln, Pat Williams and RSAMD Students

“Façade” plus “Music from the 20’s and 30’s”

Later Entertainment

Theatre

Edward Argent, Peter Lincoln, Pat Williams and RSAMD Students

“Façade”

Sunday 24

Festival Service

St John’s

Rev David Ogston

 

Choral Concert

St John’s

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Philharmonic Singers (Willcocks)

“Benedictus” by Howard Blake, Mozart

Monday 25

Music at Mid-day

St John’s

Blairgowrie High School

 

Chamber Recital

Scone Palace

The Endymion Ensemble

Arnold, Beethoven, Mozart

Drama

Theatre

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

“The Taming of the Shrew”

Tuesday 26

Music at Mid-day

St John’s

Glenalmond College

 

Orchestral Concert

City Hall

Northern Sinfonia of England (Del Mar/Herdenberger)

Mozart, Sibelius, Hummel, Arnold, Haydn

Drama

Theatre

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama

“The Taming of the Shrew”

Wednesday 27

Music at Mid-day

St John’s

St. Columba’s High School

 

Light Music  Concert

City Hall

Peter Morrison, Marilyn Hill-Smith, Peggy O’Keefe

“Top Cs and Tiaras”

Drama

Theatre

Theatre Co-op

“Wallace – Guardian of Scotland”

Thursday 28

School Performances

City Hall

Atarah’s Band

 

Music at Mid-day

St John’s

Perth Academy

 

Chamber Recital

Battleby

Domus Piano Quartet

Mozart, Dvorak, Faure

Clarsach Recital

Old City Chambers

Isobel Mieras

“ A Harper’s Choice”

Drama

Theatre

Theatre Co-op

“Wallace – Guardian of Scotland”

Friday 29

School Performances

City Hall

Atarah’s Band

 

Music at Mid-day

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