Contemporary music isn’t to everyone’s taste, but as an evening of quality performers playing pretty good pieces, this is a really good way to see what the world of music is up to. With none of the compositions lasting more than ten minutes, the time seems to fly by and before you know it you’re reluctantly finishing the dregs of your drink and leaving the warm sanctuary of music, peace and experimentation.
Popular wisdom considers punk to be a London-centric phenomenon, so it comes as a surprise to learn that Edinburgh possesses a vibrant punk scene of its own.
The depth of sound Red Note Ensemble creates is so emotional and inspiring. Each piece is extremely complex, requiring huge amounts of skill, practice and concentration, but the ensemble make them seem effortless.