The Old Fruitmarket
- Box office 0141 353 8000
- Website www.glasgowcityhalls.com
There are 10 events at this location
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Hild Sofie Tafjord: Mural
A site-specific piece for a brass band, electronics and French horn, by Norwegian composer and horn player Tafjord, who's worked with Zeena Parkins, Fred Frith and some of the most illustrious names on the Norwegian experimental scene.
Hockyfrilla, Ben Patterson and Rhodri Davies
Edinburgh-based Hockyfrilla (Dora Doll and Rhian) open the set with their noise/improv stylings, and then join Ben Patterson, who started as an orchestral double bass player, helped to found Fluxus, retired from art as early as 1965 but came roaring back in the late 80s; also joining them is harpist Rhodri Davies.
Peter Brötzmann & Heather Leigh
Peter Brötzmann, doyen of German free jazz sax, plays some duets with the West Virginia-born but Glasgow-based pedal steel guitarist from hell, Heather Leigh. Not for the faint-hearted.
Scottish Ensemble: SE Songbook – A JM 10 Celebration
The Scottish Ensemble celebrates ten years of Jonathan Morton as artistic director with an evening of specially-arranged dance hall music from the 20s to the 60s, featuring much-loved standards from the American songbook. The evening concludes with a party until late. Drinks and canapés are served on arrival.
Sat 16 May
£25 / 0141 353 8000
English sister act blending beautiful harmonies with a Laura Marling-like folkiness.
Stewart Francis: Pun Gent
Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.
Tectonics Glasgow Closing Concert
Robin Hayward (microtonal tuba) and Hild Sofie Tafjor (French horn) play, followed by a new piece performed by the BBC SSO and guest musicians and written by Daniel Padden especially for the end of Tectonics Glasgow 2015.
Tectonics Late Gig
Day two of Tectonics ends with live performances from Julia Scott, followed by Attila Csihar in collaboration with composer and turntablist Mariam Rezaei.
Tectonics Opening Concert
The opening concert of Tectonics Glasgow 2015 is a quadruple-bill of intense, with composer / turntablist Mariam Rezaei joining the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra and members of the BBC SSO; tapes and loops from Karen Constance (Polly Shang Kuan Band) and Adam Bohman (Morphogenesis); a solo set from the roaring boy of…
Reviews & features
SNJO plays Coltrane3 Jul 2007
JAZZ John Coltrane is the most iconic of modern jazz giants, and it was inevitable that the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra would get round to honouring the master. Tommy Smith chose the 40th anniversary of his death, and celebrated Trane’s own…