Talisk

Lola Meissonnier

One of Scotland’s most popular folk-based groups to emerge in the last decade, chart-toppers Talisk have toured the world stacking up several major awards for their explosively energetic yet artfully woven sound, including the Belhaven Bursary for Innovation, Folk Band of the Year at the BBC Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, and a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award. “Extraordinary” Mark …

Andy Cutting

Ann Mitchell

Andy is a warm and emotive performer, modestly engaging his audiences with his self-deprecating wit and then flooring them with downright staggering musicianship. There are few melodeon players who put so much feeling into their playing, whether it is a set of dance tunes, or accompaniment to a slow English ballad. Andy Cutting is a musician’s musician. A three-time winner …

Jonas Kaufmann: My Vienna

Lola Meissonnier

Jonas Kaufmann: My Vienna is a deeply personal tribute by the star tenor to the world-famous melodies from the birthplace of waltz and operetta. Filmed live in the magical setting of the Wiener Konzerthaus, the concert features popular Viennese music from Die Fledermaus and Wienerblut by Johann Strauss and Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow, plus many classic songs inspired by …

Josie Duncan

Chris Bridgman

Josie Duncan is an award-winning singer and songwriter from the Outer Hebrides. Steeped in Gaelic tradition from a young age and now deeply immersed in the vibrant Glasgow music scene, Josie’s singing is phosphorescent, effortlessly bridging the gap between Scotland’s traditional music and the adventurous tastes of its young inhabitants. Since winning BBC Radio 2’s Young Folk award in 2017 …

Hansard – NT Live (12A)

Chris Bridgman

by Simon Wood See two-time Olivier Award winners, Lindsay Duncan (Birdman, About Time) and Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van, The Queen), in this witty and devastating portrait of the governing class, broadcast live from the National Theatre in London. Hansard noun: The official report of all parliamentary debates. It’s a summer’s morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin …