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Music Planet is a network that draws together musicians, scientists  and other researchers at the University of St Andrews. We design and support events that investigate the relationship between humans and their environment through the performing arts. Use this website to find out about upcoming events, follow up on events you’ve attended, and learn how to get involved in creating a Music Planet event.

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Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Experience Vivaldi like never before with this recording of the Heisenberg Ensemble's performance of The Four Seasons, complete with cutting-edge research from the School of Earth and Environmental Science into how human-accelerated climate change is affecting the...

Concert Summary

Click on the image to view the opening address by Dr Tony Prave Sunday night saw a highly successful concert with stellar (quite literally for “Mars”) performance from the Heisenberg Ensemble.  The concert kicked off with 4.6Billion years of Earth history compressed...

Music Planet – Opening Concert

The Heisenberg Ensemble will present a fascinating concert with a difference on Sunday 29 January at 7pm in the Younger Hall, St Andrews.

february 2018

21feb1:10 pmNew Sounds of NatureSt Andrews New Music Ensemble

25feb3:00 pmNew Music Week Artists in ResidenceJames Turnbull and Eddy Hackett

28feb1:10 pmNew Music Week Lunchtime ConcertThe Wallace Collection

march 2018

11mar7:30 pmBeethoven 6th Symphony (Pastoral) and Sibelius 3rd SymphonyUniversity of St Andrews Chamber Orchestra

17mar5:00 pmBeethoven 6th Symphony (Pastoral) and Mendelssohn The HebridesUniversity of St Andrews Chamber Orchestra

18mar4:00 pmBeethoven 6th Symphony (Pastoral) and Sibelius 3rd SymphonyUniversity of St Andrews Chamber Orchestra

27mar9:00 am3:00 pmThe Snail and the WhaleScottish Chamber Orchestra and Project Seagrass

28mar9:00 am3:00 pmThe Snail and the WhaleScottish Chamber Orchestra and Project Seagrass

april 2018

28apr5:00 pm7:00 pmA Taste of the SeasonsByre Theatre Restaurant

28apr7:30 pmHaydn's The SeasonsSt Andrews Chorus

may 2018

05may2:30 pmSHINE: Sounding Out AstronomySt Andrews New Music Ensemble

june 2018

02jun10:00 am3:00 pmXerxes in the GardenStudy Day at the Botanic Garden

22jun7:30 pmXerxesByre Opera

23jun7:30 pmXerxesByre Opera

24jun7:30 pmXerxesByre Opera

30jun7:30 pmXerxesByre Opera

july 2018

01jul4:00 pmXerxesByre Opera

september 2018

05sep7:30 pm8:30 pmSongs of Seals and SeabirdsSt Andrews New Music Ensemble with Claire Hewitt and Sheena Wellington

06sep6:30 pm7:30 pmSongs of Seals and SeabirdsSt Andrews New Music Ensemble with Claire Hewitt and Sheena Wellington

08sep8:00 pm9:45 pmThe BirdsSt Andrews New Music Ensemble

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