• Filip Pogády
  • Saturday 19th August Theatre Royal, Dumfries International concert violinist Filip Pogády mesmerises audiences across the world with his “beautiful” tone and “lightening-like virtuosity.” Yet the Slovakian-born musician who plays to audiences of thousands in some of…


  • Guy Johnston Cello
  • Described as “one of the most exciting and versatile British cellists of his generation” (The Strad), Guy Johnston says hard work and dedication are the key components to the success of a classical musician. At 36…


  • Emma Johnson Clarinet
  • Emma Johnson Clarinet. Saturday 12th August. Theatre Royal, Dumfries “Britain’s favourite clarinettist” takes to the stage of the Theatre Royal, Dumfries, on 12 August in the second concert of Absolute Classics 2017 Festival. Emma Johnson is…


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4 hours ago
We have a fabulous series of concerts this week from two very talented musicians - @jamesn103 and @SimonLepper.

22nd - #Annan Academy
23rd - Cochran Hall, #Kirkcudbright
24th - Holywood Village Hall, #Dumfries
25th - BQA Hotel, #Thornhill

Tickets - https://t.co/qEJYTK0Ph0 https://t.co/BI4xXs8WyA
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5 hours ago
RT @jamesn103: Can’t wait for a weekend away in Scotland w/ @SimonLepper to perform in the @ABClassics festival. No better place to watch @…
5 hours ago
The first in our series of concerts with @jamesn103 and @SimonLepper begins tomorrow at #Annan Academy!

It's going to be a fabulous evening with two very talented musicians and we hope you can join us.

Tickets still available online - https://t.co/bvaESG1x2u https://t.co/bFumk36oJn
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Absolute Classics

Bringing the best in classical music to Dumfries and Galloway. Absolute Classics provides a monthly concert series that delights audiences across Dumfries and Galloway Along side the series, Absolute Classics hosts the International Musician’s Platform which takes place during the first ten days in August. Comprising of an international festival and summer school, the International Musician’s Platform offers masterclasses and workshops with top musicians. To book tickets and find out who is coming to perform please visit: www.absoluteclassics.co.uk
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Absolute Classics3 days ago
Next Thursday sees the beginning of four fabulous concerts with baritone James Newby accompanied by Simon Lepper on piano.

We recommend that you book your tickets online, as we expect these recitals to be popular! http://ow.ly/4SDb30inp8D

James Newby is the winner of the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Award, and recent and future highlights include appearances at Leeds Lieder Festival and a solo recital at the Wigmore Hall.

Simon Lepper is currently professor of piano accompaniment at the Royal College of Music and has been an official accompanist for the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition since 2003.

We hope you can join us for what promises to be a wonderful series with two brilliant musicians.

22nd Feb - Annan Academy, Annan
23rd Feb - Cochran Hall, Kirkcudbright
24th Feb - Holywood Village Hall, Dumfries
25th Feb - Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms, Thornhill

Adults £15 | Under 26s £0