A Viennese evening in Dunfermline

We are fortunate in west Fife to have two major theatres with first-class facilities: the Alhambra and the Carnegie Hall. These provide a great boost to the profile and cultural fabric of Dunfermline.

Both venues host an impressive variety of performances all year round, including the prestigious Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s annual Viennese New Year concert in the Carnegie Hall. My wife and I were among a full house for the 2013 performance of this popular event. In addition to the traditional Strauss favourites, the RSNO played pieces from Bach, Lehar and others, along with the customary special helping of Scottish reels to complete the evening.  A great treat, according to everyone we chatted with.
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Carnegie Hall Hosting Packed Autumn Season

Dunfermline’s Carnegie Hall is set to host an autumn season packed with music, comedy, plays and family entertainment. Visitors to the city centre theatre will enjoy such acts as Indian Takeaway with Hardeep Singh Kohli, Tango! Tango!, The Singing Kettle and Planet Earth’s award-winning cameraman, Doug Allan.

Bill Walker, MSP for Dunfermline, said: “It’s great to see so much quality entertainment coming to the Carnegie Hall, from the famous to lesser-known discoveries. Read more of this post

S4M-03837: 22nd Fiddlers’ Rally

That the Parliament wishes the Dunfermline Strathspey and Reel Society a successful 22nd Fiddlers’ Rally in September 2012; understands that the society will present over 70 musicians from all over Scotland and will feature twice-British accordion champion, Alan Roy, and wishes conductor Ron Smith and the musicians good fortune on the night.

Supported by: Richard Lyle, David Torrance, Dave Thompson, Kenneth Gibson, Mike MacKenzie

Date Lodged: 14/08/2012