Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF) Evening of World Music
Featuring: Beijing No.20 Middle School Brass Band, Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra & World Music Program (Canada)
The Evening of World Music is a celebration of sounds from across the world with performers from Beijing and Canada. Celebrating the diversity and shared vision of the AIYF the evening will present new AIYF visitors, The World Music Program performing a wide raging repertoire using African-style marimbas as their core instruments and the award winning Beijing No.20 School Brass Band who have much experience of festival participation. Also performing will be the regular AIYF performers Toronto All Stars Steel Drum Orchestra.
Tuesday 28th July 7.30pm
(cabaret – downstairs)
Matthew Bourne unites a cast of New Adventures dancers with remarkable young talent from Aberdeen in an extraordinary adaptation of William Golding’s classic novel, Lord of the Flies.
Dogstar presents a visceral horror story, a multi-media performance dominated by that vital fluid, blood.
Damien and Martin are brothers who do not see very much of their elderly Aunt Agatha. But the business is in difficulties. Agatha has wisdom, experience, and money. It’s the money that they want to focus on. Expecting to inherit her cash, and not too enthusiastic about the wait, it is decided the time is right to invite her round for a “ fly cup.” They have also bought some poison. At the visit, revelations unfold, attitudes change, consciences rise and sink, and refreshments are served. Nothing will be the same after Auntie Agatha comes to tea.
This production brings together the award winning team of Stellar Quines Artistic Director Muriel Romanes and designer Keith McIntyre who together created The Unconquered, winner of the Best New Play in the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland, 2007.
March Moves 2014, Citymoves Dance Agency presents Quartet, Rosalind Masson & Jack Webb Quartet is performed and created by these two contrasting choreographers, rising talents of Scotland´s dance scene. Idiosyncratic energy meets fluid and dynamic form, a man and woman explore different faces of the same coin. With extraordinary live music from sound artist and composer Jan Hendrickse, and DroneShaman James T. McKay of The Cosmic Dead.
Friday 19 January