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Nevis Ensemble - Glasgow Central Station, Pollokshields, House for an Art Lover, George Square

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Nevis Ensemble - Glasgow Central Station, Pollokshields, House for an Art Lover, George Square

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Free - no ticket required
Open to All

Dates and times

Wednesday 1 August 2018
11:00AM - 5:30PM

Nevis Ensemble is a brand new Street Orchestra for Scotland, bringing 70 performances to communities across the country during Glasgow 2018.

We will take our energetic 40-piece orchestra, pop up and surprise commuters first thing in the morning, make guerrilla-style appearances in swimming pools, and even perform at the summit of Ben Nevis.

With the theme of Movement, and conducted by Holly Mathieson and Jon Hargreaves, the orchestra will draw musicians from Scotland, London, Amsterdam and Berlin, performing everything from Rachmaninov, to Radiohead, a few Reels thrown in, and a brand new commission from award-winning composer Matthew Grouse.

Today's appearances:

  • Glasgow Central Station, 11am - 11:45am
    A morning performance to liven up the morning commute in a space integral to most Glaswegians and visitors alike – Glasgow Central Station.
  • Nan MacKay Memorial Hall, St John's Road, Pollokshields, Glasgow, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
    An intimate lunch and concert for the service users of Nan MacKay Memorial Hall, which has been serving the Pollokshields community for 35 years.
    (FREE, but please contact info@nanmackay.co.uk if you are not connected with the centre but would like to attend.)
  • House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, 3pm - 3:30pm
    A fun-filled performance at Bellahouston Park’s wonderful House for an Art Lover, dedicated to Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The performance will be part of an event to open a new children’s sculpture in the park.
  • George Square, Glasgow, 5pm - 5:30pm

    Join us for the official opening of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships at George Square, with a number of other Festival 2018 acts and projects.

    TICKETED available from glasgow2018.com/festival from 30 May 2018

Venue

Various Locations

Hutcheson Street, Glasgow, G1 1DW