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Articles by David Smythe

David Smythe
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Wojtek the Bear © David Smythe

McFall’s Chamber: Warsaw’s Tango and Afterwards

By , 16 November 2018
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Prelude – Skydiving from a dream © Louise Mather

Utterly thrilling: Prelude – Skydiving from a Dream from Scottish Ensemble and Andersson Dance

By , 12 November 2018
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Thomas Søndergård © Martin Bubandt

Remembrance of lost youth as RSNO and Glasgow schoolboys mark Armistice

By , 10 November 2018
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Thomas Søndergård © Andy Buchanan

A partnership to watch: vibrant Rachmaninov One from Søndergård and the RSNO

By , 15 October 2018
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Andrew McTaggart (Falstaff) © Opera Bohemia

A fun-packed Falstaff from Opera Bohemia heading to the Edinburgh Fringe

By , 24 August 2018
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St Patrick's © St Andrew Camerata

Late night candlelit concerts at the Edinburgh Fringe

By , 23 August 2018
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The Beggar's Opera © Patrick Berger

Baroque meets jukebox musical in a wryly topical Beggar’s Opera at EIF

By , 17 August 2018
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McFall's Chamber at the Fringe © McFall's Chamber

Red Blue Balance: McFall’s Chamber's inspirational jazz fusion at the Fringe

By , 13 August 2018
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The cast at curtain call © Ryan Buchanan

A heroic performance of Siegfried at the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 10 August 2018
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Guillaume Andrieux (Figaro) © Ryan Buchanan

Tales from the Stave: Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Edinburgh Festival

By , 06 August 2018
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Anna Patalong (Nedda) © James Glossop

Pagliacci comes to Paisley’s operatic Big Top

By , 27 July 2018
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Anush Hovhannisyan © Vardan Aslanyan

Magnificent 10th birthday: Amicus plays Strauss and Mahler

By , 19 June 2018
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Nigel Short © Susan Porter-Thomas

Tenebrae weaves a mesmerising spell at Perth Festival of the Arts

By , 23 May 2018
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Thomas Dausgaard © Thomas Grondahl

With Kullervo, BBC Scottish looks to the north for a gripping end to the season

By , 21 May 2018
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Street Scene © Robbie McFadzean | Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

A vibrant Street Scene from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

By , 21 May 2018
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Natalya Romaniw (Tatyana) © James Glossop

Natalya Romaniw thrills in Scottish Opera’s epic Eugene Onegin

By , 06 May 2018
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Laura Zigmantaite (Dryad), Mardi Byers (Ariadne), Elizabeth Cragg (Naiad) and Lucy Hall (Echo) © Richard Campbell

Scottish Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos is witty and passionate

By , 26 March 2018
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The Day After © Jamie Manton

Dove’s The Day After: Apocalyptic raw energy and verve at RCS

By , 08 March 2018
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Jennifer France (The Controller) © James Glossop

Dove’s Flight: Witty and poignant tale of airport life at Scottish Opera

By , 26 February 2018
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Karen Cargill © Ken Dundas

From Naxos to Carthage: Ancient Classical Tales from Karen Cargill and the Scottish Ensemble

By , 22 February 2018
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