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Ken Walton
Classical Music Critic of The Scotsman. Lives near Glasgow.
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Ken Walton Feb 15
“Wit, wonderment and curiosity” from the Gergely Madaras, Karen Gomyo - Today’s review
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Ken Walton Feb 14
Replying to @RichmoMusic
Good and timely article, Richard. Just a couple of points: The SCO’s home is in Edinburgh, not Glasgow; and the national perf bodies (RSNO & SCO included) are funded directly by Scottish Government, so for Creative Scotland to fund its own orchestra would be an unlikely anomaly.
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Ken Walton Feb 7
If you’re in Edinburgh on Sunday, go hear classy Russian pianist Zlata Chochieva in Chopin’s First Concerto with - “liquid finesse” My review of Glasgow performance:
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Ken Walton Feb 7
. announces its 2020 programme, 1-5 July. Roll on summer!
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Roger Cox Feb 5
If you only have time to read one thing today, make it this feature by on the writing mentors of the Super Powers Agency (). Inspiring stuff..
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Scotsman Arts Feb 4
Celtic Connections reviews: Fatoumata Diawara | Frigg | Sky and Lammermuir
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Scotsman Arts Feb 4
Tortelier to explore ‘mécanisme’ of music at the Usher Hall with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra
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James MacMillan Feb 3
Come and hear my telling of the Easter story - in the church where I was baptised, made my First Communion and played the organ. JM Hebrides Ensemble & Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices — The Cumnock Tryst
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Brian Ferguson Jan 31
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Scotsman Arts Jan 31
In tomorrow's award-winning Scotsman magazine, spend a little quality time with the country's best arts writers: ■ Alistair Harkness on film ■ Allan Massie on books ■ Susan Mansfield on art ■ Joyce McMillan on theatre ■ Fiona Shepherd on pop ■ Ken Walton on classical
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Ken Walton Jan 28
Replying to @Nostrebornala
Thank you for that information. I hope your daughter’s trip runs smoothly. It will be interesting to note how future visits work for her as Brexit takes hold.
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RSNO Jan 27
A massive congratulations to on her win for Best Classical Instrumental Solo! Watch her performance here:
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Ken Walton Jan 25
Brexit may be imminent, but it hasn’t stopped the hitting the European trail...with an eye on future opportunities. My report:
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BBC ScottishSymphony Jan 16
🎹 Beautiful, sensitive from 😍👏 All we need now is the orchestra!
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Ken Walton Jan 16
Replying to @BBCSSO @pkkolesnikov
“Look, no hands!!” (final cadence)
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La SCENA Jan 14
Scotsman Arts on Twitter: "Ken Walton: “Part one of Nicola Benedetti’s youth music programme a roaring success” " / Twitter
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Scotsman Arts Jan 13
Ken Walton: “Part one of Nicola Benedetti’s youth music programme a roaring success”
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Scotsman Arts Jan 6
Music review: RSNO Viennese Gala, Perth Concert Hall
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Ken Walton Jan 6
A HIGHLY significant event that not only highlighted the infinite value of music education itself, but the wider life & learning skills (including numeracy & literacy!) honed as essential byproducts of such involvement. Take serious note
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Roger Cox Jan 3
In tomorrow's mag, don't miss our Ones to Watch in 2020 interviews special, featuring , , , , France-Lise McGurn, and
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