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Dundee February 2013

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What's on in Dundee in February 2013?


Event of the month

“The Seasons II”, Jutta Koether

Jutta Koether at DCA (9 February - 21 April 2013)

Jutta Koether is a talented painter, musician, critic, performance artist and theoretician and her exhibition will be the DCA's first exhibition in 2013. Forming Koether's biggest exhibition in the UK to date, the collection will include thought-provoking pieces that represent underground cultures. - Find out more in our Jutta Koether at DCA blog post.


Dundee Chamber Music - Gina McCormack and Nigel Clayton (7 February 2013) - The first violin of the celebrated Sorrel Quartet (Gina McCormack) and the professor of piano at the Royal College of Music (Nigel Clayton) will perform at the Caird Hall this February. After playing together all over Europe, the duo come to Dundee to perform a diverse programme packed with music from the 18th to the 20th century, including Mozart and Sonata. - Marryat Hall. Crichton Street, Dundee, DD1 - www.cairdhall.co.uk

A Poem and a Piece (Selected dates in February 2013) - Looking for an evening of poetry fine enough to ignite your soul, or curious to experience poetry for the first time? Stewart Conn is renowned as one of Scotland's most skilled and wide-ranging poets. Hear him reading from his award-winning collection, The Breakfast Room, characterised by compassion and humanity. - Bonar Hall, Park Place, Dundee, DD1 4HN - www.dundee.ac.uk/literarydundee

Live from the Met: Rigoletto (16 February 2013) - Watch the premiere of Verdi's opera Rigoletto, lead by the rising Italian conductor Michele Mariotti and directed by the successful director Michael Mayer, broadcast live from the New York Metropolitan Opera. See the director's unique approach to conveying the story from 16th century Italy to Las Vagas in 1960, featuring an all star cast. - Dundee Contemporary Arts, 152 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4DY- www.dca.org.uk

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra presents Miles Ahead & Birth of the Cool (21 February 2013) - Get those feet tapping to the award-winning, internationally acclaimed Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, featuring one of the god fathers of Jazz, Miles Davis. The brains behind Birth of the Cool and Miles Ahead, Miles Davis shaped the new jazz movements in the 1940s and 1950s. For one night only this astonishing jazz performance will give you the chance to witness some of the best trumpet masters of all time. - Caird Hall, City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BB - www.cairdhall.co.uk