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Crash Bang Wallop: Magic & Mischief Family Concert

  • Written by: Mussorgsky

Discover music by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Debussy and more at this family concert as you help Puck the Midsummer sprite turn the City of London Sinfonia from woodland creatures back into musicians. Pre-concert activities run from 11am–noon.

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Sat 1 Nov

£10 (Children £8; family £30) / 020 7730 4500

  • 12:00

Euan Barton

Jazz double bass player and his band.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Fri 14 Nov

Verdi – Italian Kitchen

Free / 020 7589 8212

  • 12:00 – 13:30

Festival Mass

Singers from the Sixteen perform Victoria's motet Sancta Maria succurre miseris at this festival mass.

St John the Evangelist Church, Cumnock

Sun 5 Oct

Free / 01290 421031

Part of The Cumnock Tryst.

  • 11:00

Finn Peters Curates: Tiny Beast

The London-based three-piece performs its own take on contemporary jazz.

The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston Culture House, London N16

Sat 22 Nov

£5 / 020 7254 4097

  • 12:00

George Montague

Contemporary jazz with elements of rock and pop by the singer-songwriter and musician.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 15 Nov

Verdi - Italian Kitchen

Free / 020 7589 8212

  • 12:00 – 13:30
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Jeffrey Siegel: Keyboard Conversations – Gershwin & Friends

The American pianist combines performance with spoken commentary, with pieces by Gershwin, Copland, Bernstein and Edward MacDowell.

Kings Place, London N1

Sun 5 Oct

£14.50 / 020 7520 1490

Kathy Hinde: Tipping Point

Audio-visual installation in which microphones feeding back inside water-filled vessels respond to the constantly changing water levels.

Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01330 825431

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 01330 825431

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 01330 825431

Part of sound-scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

Katie Paterson: Earth-Moon-Earth

This early work by Paterson consists of Beethoven's Sonata for Piano No 14, better known as the 'Moonlight' Sonata, translated into Morse code and beamed at the moon; the reflected transmission is then re-translated back into musical form and played on a piano, complete with missing notes where the moon's surface has…

Jupiter Artland, Wilkieston

Thu 18 Sep

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

Included in admission / 01506 889900

Part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 28 Sep

Nick Cave: Chasing the Myth

Images of Nick Cave in an exhibition to mark the film 20,000 Days on Earth, including stills by Amelia Troubridge and photos by David Corio, Andrew Whitton and Steve Double.

Proud Camden, London NW1

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 0207 482 3867

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 46 more dates until 2 Nov

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants

Paul Rissmann's adaptation of Giles Andreae's children's book is conducted by Ben Gernon and is presented by Chris Jarvis. Note: May contain a bottom. Among other items on the programme are Handel's suitably explosive Music for the Royal Fireworks.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£5–£12 / 0131 220 4348

  • 12:00

Tony Conrad: Invented Acoustical Tools 1966–2012

A showing of some of the elegant and enigmatic instruments designed by avant-garde US musician Tony Conrad, one of the most inventive and seminal musicians of the mid-20th century.

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 16:30
…and 315 more dates until 31 Oct 2015

Urban Dialogues: Navigations

Artists with interesting perspectives on belief come together.

Red Gallery, London EC2A

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 020 7729 8080

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 020 7729 8080

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Wed 17 Sep

Free / 020 7729 8080

  • 12:00 – 19:00
…and 4 more dates until 21 Sep