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24/8/2014
Last Few Days Of Lyth Summer Art ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Last Few Days Of Lyth Summer Art Exhibition
Still time to see the summer art exhibition at Lyth.   Lyth Arts Centre would like to invite you to view our Summer Art Exhibition showing local, national and international artists.  
15/8/2014
Kosmos Ensemble and Marit & Rona DuoThumbnail for article : Kosmos Ensemble and Marit & Rona Duo
*** Booking is essential ***Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Interval: Yes Age suitability : 10+ Fusion Music - Kosmos Ensemble and Marit and Rona Five musicians from four countries have been awarded a week's residency at Lyth exploring how to weave together their wide musical influences and heritage.  Come and enjoy an evening of new, mostly string music performed by classically trained, yet keenly innovative musicians, premiered at Lyth.  
15/8/2014
Janet Seidel Trio & Ollie Howell QuintetThumbnail for article : Janet Seidel Trio & Ollie Howell Quintet
*** Booking is essential ***Time: 20:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Interval: Yes Age suitability : 10+ Jazz - Janet Seidel Trio & Ollie Howell Quintet If you want to hear jazz at its most refined, this fantastic trio is it! From the moment she walks on stage, you realise we are in for something really special.  Janet is the embodiment of style with her sublime vocals sensitively supported by David Seidel on double bass, and Chuck Morgan on guitar and ukulele.  
15/8/2014
3G and Infinite ReflectionsThumbnail for article : 3G and Infinite Reflections
*** Booking is essential ***Time: 20:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Interval: Yes Age suitability : 10+ 3G and Infinite Reflections Two of Scotland's finest composers and musicians, Angus Lyon and Duncan Lyall, embark on a double bill tour of ‘3G' and ‘Infinite Reflections’ which originated as Celtic Connections Commissions in 2011 and 2012 respectively.  In 2013 both Angus and Duncan combined their musical talents and bands to launch their albums of the commissions in a double bill concert at Celtic Connections Festival.  
15/8/2014
Cartoon Theatre and Krazy Kat in The Perfect SpotThumbnail for article : Cartoon Theatre and Krazy Kat in The Perfect Spot
*** Booking is essential ***Cartoon Theatre and Krazy Kat in The Perfect Spot Time: 19:30 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 1 hour Age suitability : 5+ Family Theatre - Cartoon Theatre and Krazy Kat Theatre Company in "The Perfect Spot" The story of one man's camping expedition as he tries to find the perfect camping spot.  It is presented in Cartoon Theatre's very popular and unique combination of live performance and interactive animation.  
15/8/2014
Flames & FrequenciesThumbnail for article : Flames & Frequencies
Booking is essential Time: 20:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 1 hour Interval: Promenade Performance Age suitability : 10+ Performance Art - Flames & Frequencies - glass/percussion/fire Edinburgh-based artist Carrie Fertig teams up with Glasgow-based composer Dr.  Alistair MacDonald, Director of the Electro-acoustic studios at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for a week's residency at Lyth to further develop their exploration of an exciting new inter-disciplinary art form.  
3/7/2014
The JeremiahsThumbnail for article : The Jeremiahs
17th August 2014 Time: 20:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Foyer Length: 2 hours Interval: Yes Age suitability : 10+ Folk - The Jeremiahs The talent and rich musical backgrounds of Brian, Jean-Christophe, James and Joe have helped the Jeremiahs deliver one of the hottest and most entertaining Irish performances on the music scene today.  They create a truly original sound with their fantastic repertoire of old and new folk songs coupled with Joe's beautiful lilting voice.  
3/7/2014
Pacific Curls - Celtic Soul to Pacific RootsThumbnail for article : Pacific Curls - Celtic Soul to Pacific Roots
Booking is essential 25 July 2014 Time: 20:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Foyer Length: 2 hours Interval: Yes Age suitability : 10+ Pacific Curls - Celtic Soul to Pacific A rare opportunity to hear music from the Pacific Islands with a Celtic twist performed by a female trio using a wide and unusual range of instruments.  Although this is a free performance arranged by The Touring Network as part of nationwide celebrations for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, booking is required.  
22/6/2014
The Far North Youth Orchestra - mini concert Thumbnail for article : The Far North Youth Orchestra - mini concert
The Far North Youth Orchestra Suitable for all ages - babies and toddlers welcome! The orchestra has been established this year as part of Lyth Arts Centre's community development programme.  Musicians are all 8/13 years old and come from the north and west Highlands.  
13/5/2014
David Patrick Octet - Sketches of Spring/Riot at the Rite Thumbnail for article : David Patrick Octet - Sketches of Spring/Riot at the Rite
David Patrick Octet - Sketches of Spring/Riot at the Rite 31st May 2014 Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours David Patrick International Jazz Octet Sketches of Spring/Riot at the Rite David Patrick (piano), Dick Lee (clarinet), Sam Coombes (saxophone), Brian Molley (Saxophone), Tom McNiven (trumpet), Martin Zenker (bass), Ole Seimetz (drums) Stravinsky's work "Le sacre du printemps / The Rite of Spring" represents a collision of all the developments that were coming to the surface of European culture around 1913.  At its first now-famous performance in the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, a riot broke out among the Parisian audience.  
13/5/2014
Inspector Norse or (The Girl With Two Screws Left Over)Thumbnail for article : Inspector Norse or (The Girl With Two Screws Left Over)
Inspector Norse or (The Girl With Two Screws Left Over) 15th May 2014 Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours A self-assembly Swedish crime thriller.  It is bitter mid-winter.  
24/4/2014
Christine Tobin - A Thousand Kisses Deep Thumbnail for article : Christine Tobin - A Thousand Kisses Deep
Christine Tobin - A Thousand Kisses Deep 25th May 2014 Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Christine Tobin's A Thousand Kisses Deep brings together one of the most distinctive and alluring voices in jazz with one of the great poetic songwriters of our time, Leonard Cohen, in a mesmerising evening of music.   As an award-winning composer herself, Tobin has always taken a keen interest in singer-songwriters.  
24/4/2014
Nuala Kennedy Band in Noble Stranger Thumbnail for article : Nuala Kennedy Band in Noble Stranger
Nuala Kennedy Band in Noble Stranger 8th May 2014 Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Renowned traditional singer Nuala Kennedy is widely recognised for her passionate love of traditional music and her band was nominated as Folk Band of the Year 2013.  At Lyth they will be joined by multi-award-winning Canadian fiddle and piano virtuoso Troy MacGillivray.  
8/4/2014
Dyad Productions in "I, Elizabeth" At Lyth Arts CentreThumbnail for article : Dyad Productions in
28th April 2014 Adapted & performed by Rebecca Vaughan Directed by Olivier Award winner, Guy Masterson 1568: At a vital crossroads in history a young queen steps from the shadows to unburden herself of her many troubles and reveal her innermost thoughts on marriage, succession, religion, war, and the challenges to her throne.  But time is against her...  
8/4/2014
Karmana in concert at Lyth Arts CentreThumbnail for article : Karmana in concert at Lyth Arts Centre
20th April 2014 Visionary guitar virtuoso Simon Thacker and the outstanding young Polish cellist Justyna Jablonska present Karmana (Sanskrit for "performing anything by means of magic"), combining elements from classical, jazz, Indian, Flamenco, Celtic, Balkan and other powerful musical systems mixed with Simon's unique experiences performing with musicians from around the world, resulting in an exhilarating meeting of musical styles, cultures and traditions, performed by two leading musicians.   Karmana mingles compositional ingenuity, captivating rhythmic invention and improvisational grace and fervour with the incredible sonic palette of guitar and cello.  
8/4/2014
The Shee in concert at Lyth Arts CentreThumbnail for article : The Shee in concert at Lyth Arts Centre
25th April 2014 At Lyth Arts Centre.   This is an all-female six-piece band with exceptional singing along with astonishing instrumental prowess.  
8/4/2014
Dogstar Theatre Company in "Factor 9"Thumbnail for article : Dogstar Theatre Company in
9th April 2014.   At a time when the NHS has been much challenged, we open our season with a play set against the backdrop of the tainted blood products scandal affecting thousands of haemophiliacs worldwide.  
12/10/2013
Partikel in concertThumbnail for article : Partikel in concert
30th October 2013 Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Interval: yes Age suitability : 8+ We close our season on a bright note which points to the music of the future - a minimalist trio described by Jazz UK magazine as "a masterclass in the art of the trio, with music that is both eloquent and articulate".   Partikel are three London-based musicians, all with very different musical backgrounds, who have come together to make music by mixing all of their favourite influences in a melodic, coherent and accurate way.  
28/9/2013
Scottish Opera presents Handels RodelindaThumbnail for article : Scottish Opera presents Handels Rodelinda
8th October 2013 Time: 19:30:00 Location: Wick High School Length: 2 hrs 20 mins approximately Interval: yes Age suitability : 8+ Director Chris Rolls and designer Oliver Townsend use their extensive theatrical expertise to capture the drama, and the elegance, of one of Handel's most successful operas.  Against a backdrop of faded Baroque grandeur, a cast of very contemporary characters tells a compelling tale of tyranny, love and the corrupting nature of power.  
28/9/2013
Moishe's Bagel in concertThumbnail for article : Moishe's Bagel in concert
20th October 2013 Moishe's Bagel in concert Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Interval: yes Age suitability : 8+ At last a chance to hear again this marvellous band who so many of you have been asking for.  This bunch of top Scottish musicians have got the lot - bags of talent, a great sense of theatre and an ear for a very wide range of music of very different styles from many countries to produce an evening of first-rate entertainment.