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January

ALLOWAY BURNS CLUB "SHALL BROTHERS BE..." CONCERT FOR ALLOWAY 1759

Alloway Parish Church Alloway

ALLOWAY BURNS CLUB "SHALL BROTHERS BE..." CONCERT FOR ALLOWAY 1759

As part of the Alloway 1759 celebrations, Alloway Burns Club will present “Shall Brothers Be” a concert showcasing the works of the Bard and his legacy to Scottish culture and language.

Participating in the event will be a host of club members, the Club Choir and the ever-popular local folk group Luath. T

his is a free event, though there will be an opportunity to make a donation to the fund for restoring Alloway’s Burns Monument.

A very warm welcome is extended to all to come along and appreciate the works of the Bard during what should be a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.

01292 291295 www.allowayburnsclub.org.uk
Sunday 29th January 2017 2pm - 3.30pm

February

A VIENNESE STRAUSS GALA

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

A VIENNESE STRAUSS GALA

Now in its 15th year, and back in the UK by popular demand, with a sparkling new anniversary production.

The show recreates the romance of the Viennese Festive season, reminding you of a bygone age of glamorous soirees and Strauss waltzes. Featuring highlights from some of the great Operettas of the Strauss family, Kalman and Lehar, including Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow and many more.

The European Orchestral Ensemble will accompany four Soloists from major Opera companies including Opera North, English National Opera and D’Oyly Carte.

Cleverly staged and choreographed, and authentically costumed, the show will appeal to the romantic as much as the music aficionado. It continues to be hugely popular all over the country.

Tickets: £19.50/£18.50 - £1 off if booked before 15 Jan.

01563 554900 www.eastayrshireleisure.com
Saturday 4th February 2017 7.30pm

STUDIO JAZZ – SOUNDCHASER

Gaiety StudioTheatre, Ayr

STUDIO JAZZ – SOUNDCHASER

Soundchaser Jazz Quartet is led by Ayr`s alto saxophonist Colin MacKay and accompanied by a skilful rhythm section made up of Glasgow musicians Frank Bolam, Andy Mitchell, and Ken Mathieson.

incredible rhythm team are on familiar ground when it comes to playing Be-Bop, Standards and Modern Jazz. Stellar American songs made famous by Herbie Hancock, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and not forgetting the wonderful sounds of the Bossa Nova are all on the setlist for jazz-cats who want to hang their be-bop hats!

Tickets £13.50 / £12.50 (conc)

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Saturday 4th February 2017 7.30pm

OPERA HIGHLIGHTS

Maybole Town Hall

OPERA HIGHLIGHTS

Each year Scottish Opera takes four singers and a pianist out and about around Scotland, travelling the highways and byways, by land, air and sea, to take a musical mix of opera highlights to some of the country’s smaller and more remote venues.

This year’s cast is full of fresh new talent, including two Scottish Opera Emerging Artists and two recent graduates of the National Opera Studio. Former Emerging Artist repetiteur Jonathon Swinard returns to the piano and current Emerging Artist director Jim Manganello is at the helm.

Join them as they set off on an unforgettable journey featuring music by Mozart, Handel, Puccini, Gilbert & Sullivan and many more.

Tickets: £5 under 26s / £12 full price

01655 883222 www.scottishopera.org.uk
Thursday 16th February 2017 7.30pm

AYR CONCERT SERIES: THE ORCHESTRA OF SCOTTISH OPERA

Ayr Town Hall

AYR CONCERT SERIES: THE ORCHESTRA OF SCOTTISH OPERA

Conducted by Scottish Opera Music Director Stuart Stratford, this exciting and varied programme of British music showcases the talents of The Orchestra of Scottish Opera.

The programme is bookended by two popular pieces by Elgar – his playful and melodic Serenade for Strings and his much-loved Enigma Variations. In between, soloist Sue Baxendale and tenor Ben Johnson the Orchestra for Britten’s beautifully evocative Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings.

Tickets: Standard £24 (Circle) £20 (Stalls) Student £5 (Stalls Only) Child £3 (Stalls Only)

01292 288235 www.ayrgaiety.co.uk
Friday 24th February 2017 7.30pm

AYRSHIRE OPERA PRESENT’S: PYRAMUS AND THISBE

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

AYRSHIRE OPERA PRESENT’S: PYRAMUS AND THISBE

Pyramus and Thisbe is a "mock opera" by the German-born composer John Frederick Lampe on the story of Pyramus and Thisbe. It was first performed at Covent Garden Theatre, London on 25 January 1745.

The anonymous libretto is based on Richard Leveridge's The Comickal Masque of Pyramus and Thisbe, itself inspired by the "play within a play" in Act V of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Ayrshire Opera presents a modern interpretation set in today's world of social media and online dating.

Experience the story as never before in this fun and fresh production. Tickets: £10/£8

01294 274059  
Saturday 25th February 2017 7.30pm

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From classical music to rock, you will find many live gigs and music shows on throughout Ayrshire.

The entertainment venues range from your local pubs and clubs to larger venues, like Ayr Town Hall, The Palace Theatre, The Magnum, Harbour Arts Centre & Barrfields in Largs.