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Perth Concert Hall

GLEE Choir Challenge Heats

Dates:
Wed 25 Apr: 6:15pm

Local primary school choirs will take part in the Sectionals of the Perth and Kinross Glee Challenge in April. A fantastic evening of entertainment!

Perth Theatre

Little Stars: Baby

Dates:
Fri 27 Apr: 11:00am - Fri 22 Jun: 11:00am

Little Stars: Creative Play is our programme for under 5s. Our fun-filled workshops, are tailored to engage and inspire.

Perth Theatre

Little Stars: Creative Play (3-5yrs)

Dates:
Fri 27 Apr: 3:45pm - Fri 22 Jun: 3:45pm

Little Stars: Creative Play is our programme for under 5s.

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Perth Concert Series: BBC SSO

Dates:
Fri 27 Apr: 7:30pm

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Perth Concert Hall

Blow and Blast Easy + Improvers

Dates:
Sat 28 Apr: 10:30am - Sat 25 Aug: 10:30am

Build your skills and confidence in a light-hearted, friendly and informative environment.

Perth Concert Hall

Blow and Blast Wind Band

Dates:
Sat 28 Apr: 1:00pm - Sat 25 Aug: 1:00pm

Build your skills and confidence in a light-hearted, friendly and informative environment.

Perth Concert Hall

Blow and Blast intermediate

Dates:
Sat 28 Apr: 3:00pm - Sat 25 Aug: 3:00pm

Build your skills and confidence in a light-hearted, friendly and informative environment.

Perth Concert Hall

Richard Strauss's Salome with Opera North

Dates:
Sun 29 Apr: 3:00pm

Winners of the Sky Arts and Royal Philharmonic Society Opera awards, Opera North's performances are regarded as being utterly superb. We are thrilled to present them in a concert performance of Richard Strauss' Salome.

Perth Theatre

Perth Strathspey & Reel Society

Dates:
Sun 29 Apr: 7:00pm

Returning to Perth Theatre for its Annual Fiddlers’ Rally is this popular local orchestra, founded in 1989, and still going strong.

Lunchtime Concert - soup and a sandwich

Dates:
Mon 30 Apr: 12:00pm - Mon 7 May: 12:00pm

Take up our lunch offer of a soup and sandwich when you purchase your Lunchtime Concert ticket.

Perth Concert Hall

Lunchtime Concert - Clare Hammond

Dates:
Mon 30 Apr: 1:00pm

Clare Hammond won the 'Rising Star' award at the 2016 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards

Perth Concert Hall

The Carpenters Story

Dates:
Wed 2 May: 7:30pm

This highly acclaimed concert-style production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular re-creation of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music.

Perth Concert Hall

Horsecross Voices - Classical meets Jazz with Sally Herbert

Dates:
Wed 2 May: 7:30pm

A fun, informal singing group for adults. No previous singing experience or music reading is required.

Multiple Venues

A Six Inch Layer of Topsoil and the Fact it Rains

Dates:
Thu 3 May: 7:30pm - Sat 19 May: 7:30pm

In spring last year, Perth Theatre’s Artistic Director Lu Kemp and playwright Kieran Hurley set off around rural Perthshire to speak with you, the people who live on this land, about rural life. 

Perth Theatre

Animals

Dates:
Fri 4 May: 10:00am - Sat 5 May: 2:00pm

ANIMALS is a show about... animals. Big ones, little ones, wild ones, tame ones.

Perth Concert Hall

Remembering Fred

Dates:
Fri 4 May: 7:30pm

We are delighted to announce that Strictly Come Dancing stars, Aljaz and Janette will be bringing Remembering Fred on tour.

Perth Theatre

Choreographic Sharings

Dates:
Sat 5 May: 3:00pm

Join professional choreographers-in-residence Danielle Tyrer, Kathryn Spence and Agathe Girard for an informal sharing of their work in progress.

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The Celtic Sessions: Duncan Chisholm - The Gathering

Dates:
Sat 5 May: 7:30pm

with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill

Threshold artspace, Perth Theatre + Perth Concert Hall

Perth Screen Dance

Dates:
Sun 6 May: 9:00am

Enjoy our first survey exhibition of films and limited editions inspired by and incorporating dance and choreography.

Threshold artspace, Perth Theatre + Perth Concert Hall

11 Million Reasons to Dance

Dates:
Sun 6 May: 9:00am

Grab your last chance to see Sean Goldthorpe's emotive yet humorous portraits of people with sensory and mobility impairments.

Perth Concert Hall

Wine, Olives and Art

Dates:
Sun 6 May: 5:00pm

Join Iliyana Nedkova for an exclusive festival guided tour over a glass of wine and olives.

Perth Concert Hall

The Great Big Dance Show

Dates:
Sun 6 May: 7:30pm

Our popular annual performance is a celebration of dance, representing the rich diversity of dance activity across the region and beyond.

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Lunchtime Concert - Hebrides Ensemble

Dates:
Mon 7 May: 1:00pm

Ravishing music by Debussy in his centenary year frames a typically striking Hebrides programme with music by another centenarian Bernstein at its core. A wonderful way to finish the season.

Perth Concert Hall

Dates:
Wed 9 May: 11:30am - Wed 27 Jun: 11:30am

Find out about our unique collection of bold contemporary art as part of our current exhibitions.

Perth Theatre

Baba Yaga

Dates:
Wed 9 May: 1:30pm - Thu 10 May: 1:30pm

Vaselina lives the quiet life, safely tucked away on the third floor of a very tall apartment block eating noodles (not spicy) and polishing her beloved spoon collection.

Perth Concert Hall

Horsecross Voices - Fun with Veronica Kinahan

Dates:
Wed 9 May: 7:30pm

A fun, informal singing group for adults. No previous singing experience or music reading is required.

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Perth & Kinross Primary School Music Camp

Dates:
Fri 11 May: 7:00pm

One of the most popular concerts of the music services season!

Perth Theatre

Perth Theatre Tour

Dates:
Sat 12 May: 10:30am

Step behind the scenes and discover the history of Perth Theatre

Perth Theatre

Perth Theatre Tour

Dates:
Sat 12 May: 12:00pm

Step behind the scenes and discover the history of Perth Theatre

Perth Concert Hall

Abbamania

Dates:
Sat 12 May: 7:30pm

You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life!

Perth Concert Hall

Perth Piano Sundays - Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

Dates:
Sun 13 May: 3:00pm

A fantastic debut for Perth Piano Sundays. Jean-Efflam Bavouzet is in demand the world over as recitalist and concerto soloist. 

Threshold artspace, Perth Theatre + Perth Concert Hall

Virtual Walls | Real Walls

Dates:
Mon 14 May: 6:00pm

Part of Madelon Hooykaas’ exclusive solo exhibition which continues until Thu 26 Jul.

Perth Theatre

Unrest

Dates:
Wed 16 May: 7:30pm

Cert : 12A; 2017; 97 mins; English

Ticketed Free entry (donations welcome)

Perth Concert Hall

Horsecross Voices - May Songs with Debbie Armour

Dates:
Wed 16 May: 7:30pm

A fun, informal singing group for adults. No previous singing experience or music reading is required.

Perth Concert Hall Plaza

ArTay

Dates:
Thu 17 May: 10:00am

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

A large, tented gallery will be erected in Perth Concert Hall's plaza, displaying over 300 works of art.

Perth Concert Hall

The Marriage of Figaro

Dates:
Thu 17 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

English Touring Opera presents an energetic new production of one of the world’s most beloved operas, Mozart’s classic comedy The Marriage of Figaro.

Perth Theatre

Rossini's Greatest Arias

Dates:
Fri 18 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

A thrilling concert of highlights from Rossini’s greatest operas – his serious ones!

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Jools Holland

Dates:
Fri 18 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Pianist, bandleader, singer, composer, television presenter and multiplatinum recording artist Jools Holland returns this year accompanied by special guest Marc Almond and the unforgettable Rhythm & Blues Orchestra.

Perth Concert Hall

Children's Classic Concerts - Peter and the Wolf

Dates:
Sat 19 May: 11:00am

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Children’s Classic Concerts’ Essential Orchestra is back with a brand-new concert for 2018 featuring Prokofiev’s iconic fairytale Peter and the Wolf brought to life on stage by our very own musical characters.​

Perth Concert Hall

Illustration Workshop with Jill Calder

Dates:
Sat 19 May: 3:00pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Join award winning illustrator Jill Calder who will introduce you to her latest children’s book, The Picture Atlas and take you on an incredible journey from one side of the globe to another! 

Perth Concert Hall

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Dates:
Sat 19 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

The Grimethorpe Colliery band was formed in 1917 as a leisure activity for the workmen at the colliery. International fame came to the band with the making of the 1995 film Brassed Off.

Perth Theatre

The Nutcracker and I

Dates:
Sat 19 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

The Nutcracker and I by Alexandra Dariescu, is a new and innovative 50-minute live performance based on the magical Christmas story, for anyone who dares to dream with a pianist, ballerina and exquisite digital animations. 

Perth Theatre

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Dates:
Sun 20 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Drop dead gorgeous, sassy and smart, Ruby Wax brings her new one-woman show to the stage.

Perth Concert Hall

Royal Northern Sinfonia

Dates:
Sun 20 May: 8:00pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Royal Northern Sinfonia, Orchestra of Sage Gateshead, is the UK’s only full-time chamber orchestra.

Perth Theatre

An Evening with the Rev Richard Coles

Dates:
Mon 21 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

The Rev Richard Coles is one of the few celebrities to have successfully bridged the gap between pop music and the pulpit, but whatever the medium, the message he broadcasts is essentially witty, thought-provoking and always interesting.

St John's Kirk

Tenebrae Choir

Dates:
Tue 22 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Tenebrae offers the finest pairing of poetry and music in a range of works, some already treasured in the heart of the nation, with other masterpieces which might well join them.

Perth Concert Hall

Dates:
Wed 23 May: 5:00pm

Find out about our unique collection of bold contemporary art as part of our current exhibitions.

Perth Theatre

Emma Johnson

Dates:
Wed 23 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

In Clarinet Goes to Town Emma Johnson traces the roots of traditional American jazz whilst paying tribute to some of the greatest clarinettists of all time.

Perth Concert Hall

Elephant Sessions, Fara and Siobhan Miller

Dates:
Wed 23 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Enjoy an evening of Celtic and Scottish music at its very best from three multi award winning Scottish acts.