Soundhouse Presents: Three Times Five

Soundhouse Presents: Three Times Five

Edinburgh-based promoter The Soundhouse Organisation presents Three Times Five, featuring Moishe’s Bagel, Kinnaris Quintet and John Goldie and the High Plains. These are three bands that are producing ingenious and highly listenable music, transcending categorisation and appealing to lovers of music in all its forms… 

Contact Light

Contact Light

It’s Andie’s last night in her childhood home before going to uni and she’s throwing the party to end all parties. But her younger brother Percy is furious because it’s also the celestial event of the summer: the Perseids meteor shower… 

Soundhouse Presents: John Goldie and the High Plains

Soundhouse Presents: John Goldie and the High Plains

One of the best acoustic guitarists in the world right now, John Goldie, is joined by his brand-new backing band, the High Plains. Playing tunes by John, this contemporary string quartet is made up of some of the most accomplished players in folk, jazz and classical music… 

Soundhouse Presents: Kinnaris Quintet

Soundhouse Presents: Kinnaris Quintet

Soundhouse presents one of Scotland’s hottest new folk bands. Kinnaris Quintet is a marriage of five exquisite musicians from diverse musical backgrounds, influences and styles, all distilled into beautifully crafted and powerful arrangements… 

#Pianodrome Live Guest: Hebrides Ensemble

#Pianodrome Live Guest: Hebrides Ensemble

An exceptional international ensemble with its roots in Scottish culture. The Hebrides Ensemble’s fresh and intelligent approach resonates with the Pianodrome as they present a piano trio led by cellist and conductor William Conway… 

Lie Still My Sleepy Fortunes

Lie Still My Sleepy Fortunes

Genre-busting lineup of virtuoso performers present work inspired by Muriel Spark. Infused with Sparkian drama and pathos, the music draws the listener into intimate sound worlds where breezy melodies melt seamlessly into freewheeling collective improvisations… 

Soundhouse Presents: Moishe's Bagel

Soundhouse Presents: Moishe's Bagel

Soundhouse favourites Moishe’s Bagel return with their thrillingly original, cutting-edge klezmer and folk music. An intoxicating, life-affirming mix of Eastern European dance music, Middle Eastern rhythms and virtuoso performances… 

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 2 – Fergus McCreadie Trio

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 2 – Fergus McCreadie Trio

Fergus McCreadie at 21 is Scotland’s next global jazz superstar. www.madeinscotlandshowcase.com 

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 1 – Graeme Stephen's The River

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 1 – Graeme Stephen's The River

Scotland’s jazz guitar genius creates magical worlds with his loops and harmonies. This is his masterpiece composed for jazz trio and stunning Shetland folk fiddler Chris Stout. www… 

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 3 – Tom Bancroft's In Common

Scottish Jazz and Beyond – Part 3 – Tom Bancroft's In Common

A vibrant mixture of jazz, Scottish folk and Indian classical music featuring Sharat Chandra Srivastava (violin) Gyan Singh (tabla), Sophie Bancroft and Gina Rae (vocals) plus Graeme Stephen… 

Kirsty Law: Young Night Thought

Kirsty Law: Young Night Thought

How do you climb a tree without worrying about the fall? Why do you dream up the monsters in the shadows? Kirsty Law’s Young Night Thought binds Scots folklore, song, film, artwork and dance in an exploration of the inner child… 

The Piano Men

The Piano Men

Why is it when we think of the piano it is always men at the forefront? ‘Sing us a song, you’re the piano man…’ Elton John, Billy Joel, Ben Folds, Tim Minchin: But where are the piano women? An exploration into the unknown stories of historic women pianists, from a successful Australian piano woman, Emma Knights… 

The Piano Women

The Piano Women

Carole King, Amy Lee, Nina Simone, Judith Weir, Clara Schumann… Historically, it was believed women did not have the required strength to really play the piano and that it was not proper for them to do so… 

I Piano

I Piano

Oh no! The piano has lost its music! But a little girl is sure she can help the piano find it again. Together they set off on a magical adventure… meeting a mad conductor in a mountain, a monk on a scooter at the North Pole and an octopus dancing on the bottom of the sea… 

Piano and Dance Dialogues

Piano and Dance Dialogues

Doron Perk is a dancer and choreographer based in New York City and Danielle Friedman is a pianist and composer based in Berlin. They explore communication between music and dance. Each performance is a new conversation with its own journey that springs from attentive listening and connection, experienced by everyone involved… 

Pianodrome Life Drawing

Pianodrome Life Drawing

All abilities life drawing accompanied by live music at the Pianodrome – a playable amphitheatre constructed entirely from upcycled pianos. Beguiling models, materials to borrow and hypnotic music resonating through your very seat. 

Tinderbox

Tinderbox

Scotland’s most progressive orchestra take on the Pianodrome – an extraordinary amphitheatre made entirely of upcycled pianos. 

Esther Swift

Esther Swift

Esther Swift has travelled the world extensively with her music-making and embraces many different influences in her virtuosic harp playing, composing and songwriting. She writes songs about her homeland of Scotland, drawing on her folk roots and her love of jazz and classical, and taking inspiration from nature and the people she meets along the way… 

#Pianodrome Lunchtime Concerts

#Pianodrome Lunchtime Concerts

Music is theatre in this gigantic travelling walnut-mahogany musical hug made entirely from upcycled pianos. An all-acoustic lunchtime concert. Anything can happen. Visit pianodrome… 

#Pianodrome Live

#Pianodrome Live

Wild and wonderful #Pianodrome house band S!nk bring you to life with a full spectrum of new music and movement in their traveling 100-seat amphitheatre made entirely from upcycled pianos… 

The Adventures of Prince Achmed with Live Score by Sink

The Adventures of Prince Achmed with Live Score by Sink

Musical inventors S!nk designed the Pianodrome – an amphitheatre made from upcycled pianos – as a dream performance space. See it transformed into a five-screen cinema in the round…