north east scotland's festival of new music


This section of the sound web site contains press releases as well as reviews of recent events. Clicking on each review highlight below will make the full text of that review available to read, and each box also contains a link to the actual event listing. Reviews for previous festivals are also archived in this website: please visit our 'past festivals' page for more details.

Press contact for further information, images and interviews:

  • Lesley Booth, tel 07799 414 474,


University of Aberdeen Choral Society and Symphony Orchestra

at the Music Hall (see event)

… an uplifting performance that was surely a balm for any wounded soul…
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11 November 2010

Alan Cooper 

Colin Currie drums up support for the Sound festival

sound 2010 (see events)

The young percussionist brings Steve Reich to Aberdeenshire.
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11 October 2010

Keith Bruce The Herald

Sound festival 2010 to bring 18 premieres to north-east Scotland

sound 2010 (see events)

This year's Sound festival will unveil 18 new works as part of a 60-concert series across the north-east of Scotland this autumn.
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11 September 2010

Susan Nickalls Classical Music magazine