I strongly believe that music, dance, art, literature and theatre help us all to broaden our horizons, challenge our preconceptions, promote awareness of other cultures and experiences, and move us towards a deeper understanding of the world we live in. My One Scotland programme underlined how we will create a wealthier and more equal society, and tackling social justice and reducing inequalities is one of our most important priorities. We know that through the well-established links between...
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Youth Dance England’s Ambassador programme offers young people the chance to satisfy their passion for dance as well as develop valuable career skills, says Claire Somerville.
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Inviting Sir Harrison Birtwistle as composer in residence to a new music festival had the desired effect on the student performers and composers, says Richard Causton.