We’re delighted to welcome Kilmardinny Music Circle who are ‘On Tour’ during the period of refurbishment at Kilmardinny House.
KIlmardinny Music Circle run an annual series of high-quality music events, showcasing talent both local and from throughout the UK and we hope you will be able to join us to experience Kilmardinny ‘on tour’.
Kilmardinny Music Circle (KMC) are bringing four concerts to Mackintosh Queen’s Cross. See the full programme and book here .
The next concert on Friday 22 April 2016 has been postponed until further notice.
For more information, as well as places where you can buy tickets please visit: http://kilmardinnymusiccircle.weebly.com/
On Sunday 29 May we are delighted to welcome the Scottish Ensemble to Mackintosh Queen's Cross.
If the music of Debussy and Ravel is known for its liberating historical leap into a freer, more nuanced palette of sound, the string orchestra arrangements of some of their most well-known pieces add yet another layer.
The natural expressiveness of strings, from the low, rich timbre of the double bass to the suspended shimmer of the violin’s highest register, provides a fascinating canvas upon which we can open up the heady impressionism of the two composers. Debussy’s only String Quartet is followed by the exotic, pagan-tinged story-telling of his Epigraphes, originally written for piano. Barshai’s arrangement for string orchestra of Ravel’s String Quartet in F major, commissioned by SE, is matched with an array of his shorter works to create a beautiful patchwork of textures and colours.
Mackintosh Queen's Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow | Sunday 29 May 3.30pm-5pm (approx) |
£14 / £5 Student / Under 16s free
Book online now / Call 0141 353 8000 / Buy in person at Glasgow City Concert Halls
We were delighted to be part of Celtic Connections for the second year. In January 2016 we had a total of nine wonderful concerts at Mackintosh Queen's Cross.
Our events kicked off on Friday 15 January with Admiral Fallow: Common Ground and the following night we had Boys of the Lough with Buttons & Bows. On 21 and 22 January we had The Bathers and Bella Hardy. On Saturday 23 January we had the Urban Teuchters and the following night we had the wonderful Kathryn Joseph. The following Friday we had AnDa Union and Rant, and finally on 30 and 31 January we had country/folk songstress Gretchen Peters with support from Fraser Anderson.
Bella Hardy during her set as support to The Bathers.
James Grant during the soundcheck for The Bathers
and finally, a reminder of how you can help: support our events at Mackintosh Queen's Cross; introduce a friend to events and membership; Shop in our well-stocked Mackintosh shop.
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Future Events in 2016
Glasgow Film Festival
West End Festival
Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design
Year round programme…
We also do tours, weddings, conferences, exhibitions, educational programmes and cultural events.
Tickets available from Mackintosh Church
Tel: 0141 946 6600