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Composer: Osborne, Nigel (b. 1948)

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Year of birth1948
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
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Edinburgh Quartet's Late Session: Erskine, Osborne, Britten and Purcell

Edinburgh Quartet  ©  John Need Photography
The raison d’être of the Edinburgh Quartet’s “Late Sessions” is to take string quartet repertoire to those who might not yet consider a formal concert the ideal evening out.This particular performance took place in the Lounge Bar of Teviot House, Edinburgh.
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Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti in Edinburgh

Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti
Symposium Hall is a new 158-seat church conversion venue in Edinburgh’s attractive Hill Square. Its mix of tradition and newness made a fitting venue for the final date in Svara-Kanti’s UK tour. Encoded in the name (svara = sound/notes and kanti = beauty) is the group’s raison d’être; the new territory to be found in the marriage of Indian and Western instruments and traditions.
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