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2014 programme launched – tickets on sale 1st Aug

  • Written by sonia
  • Wednesday June 18, 2014 at 8:42 pm

The programme for St Andrews Voices 2014 festival – 23 to 26 October – is now live! We hope you enjoy this year’s offering which is as eclectic as ever, with everything from a sound installation, to Renaissance polyphony, jazz to Lieder! So why not be bold and try something new; we promise you won’t […]

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Audience survey – your chance to win some lovely prizes!

  • Written by sonia
  • Thursday October 3, 2013 at 9:35 am

St Andrews Voices is still young (this is only our second year) and it’s very important to us to know what you think of the festival. We’d be very grateful if you could complete the following short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/StAndrewsVoices All completed surveys will be entered into a PRIZE DRAW to win the following prizes: afternoon […]

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Alleycats replace Choirs Together Event

  • Written by sonia
  • Sunday September 29, 2013 at 4:25 pm

Due to issues with the availabilities of the choirs involved, we have unfortunately had to cancel the Choirs Together event. In its place we are delighted that the fabulous Alleycats will be popping up around St Andrews to give some surprise a cappella performances on the afternoon of Saturday 5th October. Keep your eyes and […]

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Ailish Tynan to replace Andrew Kennedy

  • Written by sonia
  • Thursday September 19, 2013 at 7:43 am

Irish Soprano Ailish Tynan will replace Andrew Kennedy as St Andrews Voices’s BBC Radio 3 Concert Performer St Andrews Voices is thrilled to announce that Ailish Tynan, one of Ireland’s most beloved sopranos, will be filling Younger Hall with her exceptional vocals and unparalleled Celtic energy on Saturday 5th October. Ailish, who trained at Trinity College Dublin, […]

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2013 Festival Dates: 3-6 October

  • Written by sonia
  • Friday May 24, 2013 at 2:20 pm

Dates for your diary: St Andrews Voices Thursday 3rd – Sunday 6th October 2013 Following on from a highly successful inaugural festival, this year’s plans are even bigger and bolder: an eclectic and inspiring programme of the highest quality vocal music, with big name performers, more choral music, and some premieres all to whet your […]

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Festival is ‘an enormous success’ says Scotsman

  • Written by sonia
  • Wednesday October 24, 2012 at 10:25 am

The Scotsman Gig review: St Andrews Voices By DAVID KETTLE Published on Monday 22 October 2012 02:35 Scotland has a brand new music festival to add to its already bulging schedule. St Andrews Voices brought an intensive four days of vocal music to the town, and particularly impressive was the sheer diversity of its offerings, […]

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Five tips for starting a new arts festival

  • Written by sonia
  • Saturday October 13, 2012 at 6:15 pm

Sonia Stevenson (credit Stuart McIntyre) New festivals are a risky business. With less than a week to go befoe the launch of St Andrews Voices, co-artistic director Sonia Stevenson, shares some advice. “Starting a festival? In this economic climate? You must be crazy!” Just some of the reaction that’s come my way while setting up […]

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The festival welcomes two new voices

  • Written by sonia
  • Friday September 7, 2012 at 8:57 am

St Andrews Voices would like to welcome two new voices to its festival line up. *** Mezzo-Soprano Sophie Harmsen to feature in Scottish Ensemble concert*** Canadian/South African mezzo-soprano Sophie Harmsen will join the Scottish Ensemble in their St Andrews Voices concert on Friday 19th October. Sophie will open her festival concert with three Handel arias […]

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Introducing… St Andrews Voices

  • Written by sarah
  • Thursday May 10, 2012 at 8:27 am

Ever wondered how a new festival starts? Well we’ve been lucky enough to find out for ourselves. Take one inspirational idea and throw in plenty of local enthusiasm, some important backers, some supportive partners and as much hard work as you can lay your hands on. After several years of planning we’re finally there! On […]

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