Ensemble Dundee pop-up

For five days – Thursday 18 to Monday 22 October, the Scottish Ensemble‘s world famous ensemble will be taking up in residence and popping up across Dundee…

With pop-up performances in The McManus and Overgate Shopping Centre, there’s also a late-night screening of Murnau’s iconic 1926 film version of the legend of Faust with a live score for strings and electronics created by Scottish DJ Alex Smoke – the live musicians will provide the eerie soundtrack to this gothic masterpiece.

The Ensemble will also be performing in concert at the Caird Hall, including works by Mozart, Schumann, Purcell with a special piece by Britten – Les Illuminations, one of his best known works which will feature the Scottish tenor, Thomas Walker, complemented by live visuals from video artist, Netia Jones.

Listings:

Illuminations 

Caird Hall, Dundee  

Monday 22 October, 7:30pm

Pre-concert talk with Netia Jones, 6:45pm

Tickets: £12 | www.dundeebox.co.uk | 01382 434 940

 

Mozart  Divertimento in D K.136

Schumann  String Quartet No. 3 in A major, op. 41 (arr. Morton)

Purcell  Fantasias 9, 5 & 11

Britten  Les Illuminations

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Faust 

Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee

Thursday 18 October, 9:00pm

Tickets: £8 | www.dca.org.uk | 01382 909 900

With score for strings and electronics by DJ Alex Smoke

Watch Murnau’s iconic 1926 version of the legend of Faust as it was meant to be seen, with live musicians providing the eerie soundtrack to this gothic masterpiece.

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POP-UP PERFORMANCE

Dundee University Chaplaincy

Friday 19 October, 1:20pm – 1:50pm

FREE event

See the next generation of Scottish Ensemble players team up with musicians from the company in an afternoon concert of violin and viola duos.

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POP-UP PERFORMANCE 

McManus Gallery / Overgate Shopping Centre

Sunday 21 October

FREE event

Pop-up performances for Sunday afternoon shoppers throughout the day.

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Open Rehearsal

Sunday 21 October, 7:45pm

Bell Street Music Centre

FREE event

Find out how the Scottish Ensemble puts its concerts together and watch the players rehearse for the evening concert – Illuminations.