Hundreds of mourners have attended the funeral of one of Scotland's best known artists, John Bellany.
The cortege set off at 12:00 from Port Seton before stopping off at the main harbour on the way to St Giles Cathedral. The service began at 13:30. It was followed by a private burial, attended by close family only. Bellany died at age 71 in his studio in Italy, on 28 August. His family […]
L’emigrazione barghigiana e lucchese a Glasgow tra ottocento e Novecento” by Nicoletta Franchi.
Presentation this afternoon in Palazzo Pancrazi of the book “La via della Scozia” by Nicoletta Franchi which has as it’s central subject matter the emigration of Barghigiana and Lucchese to Glasgow, Scotland during the late 1800′s onwards. As you can hear in the short interview below (in English), according to Nicoletta Franchi, their way in […]
Scottish cellist and guitarist making new sounds in Aristo's bar
Linsey Aitken A highly regarded ‘cellist, pianist and vocalist crossing genres from classical to folk. Trained on ‘cello and piano at the RSAMD, she has performed professionally all over the UK from the Royal ALber Hall to the sands of Calgary Bay in Mull. Collaborating regularly with composer Alan Craig, flautist/composer Louise Burnet, member of […]