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100 issues down for traditional music magazine

100 issues down for traditional music magazine

TRADITIONAL music magazine The Living Tradition reaches its 100th issue this month.

First published in 1993 by Ayrshire-based Pete and Heather Heywood, who shared a background in performing, promoting and festival organisation, who have since handed over editorship to their daughter Fiona, it has sustained and developed a readership among folk and traditional music enthusiasts in Scotland, England, Ireland and beyond.

It provides news, reviews, features and information in a glossy magazine format. Sample copies of the 100th edition are available from admin@livingtradition.co.uk. There is further information at livingtradition.co.uk

Mull Theatre go on the road

MULL Theatre is out on the road in partnership with Theater Gu Leor and A Play, A Pie, and A Pint as of St Valentine's Day.

The tour begins on the island and visits many more of the Inner and Outer Hebrides as well as the mainland, up to March 8 (Castlebay School on Barra).

The double bill is Nicola McCartney's Rough Island, performed last week at Oran Mor in Glasgow and directed by Mull's artistic director Alasdair McCrone, and Catriona Lexy Campbell's Doras Duinte, directed by Muireann Kelly, which is presented in Gaelic with English subtitles.

McCartney's Live Aid-day drama will be subtitled in Gaelic.

l mulltheatre.com

Lunchtime performances

BBC Radio 3 will be in residence at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland next week for four lunchtime recitals which will take place under the banner Tchaikovsky in Miniature.

Russian tenor Daniil Shtoda is accompanied by pianist Xenia Isaeva on Tuesday, while the Brodsky Quartet play Borodin and Tchaikovsky's Third String Quartet on Wednesday.

Cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan and pianist Oxana Shevchenko are in recital on Thursday, while the Trusler Carroll Wass Trio will play Copland and Tchaikovsky on Friday.

All the concerts will take place in the Stevenson Hall and are due to begin at 1pm.

l rcs.ac.uk

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