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Moray treated to outstanding Jazz music

23rd July 2019

Award-winning Scottish pianist and composer Euan Stevenson and bass player Brian Sheils took the spotlight to kick off Forte Productions’ 2019 programme with an intimate night of jazz in Elgin’s Mansfield Hotel on Thursday, the 18th of July. The audience was treated to a seamless mix of well-known pieces, jazz classics, original compositions and a […]

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Q&A with Euan Stevenson

10th July 2019

Ahead of his appearance at the Mansefield Hotel on 18th July, award-winning jazz pianist and composer Euan Stevenson chats to Forte Productions’ Artistic Director, Ryan MacKenzie, about his musical background, his thoughts on education, and why everyone should come along and experience live jazz music.

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Let it Snow breeds new production company

26th April 2019

The dedicated team behind the hugely successful Let it Snow concerts held at Christmas each year in Elgin have launched a brand new production company.  Forte Productions, the brainchild of Ryan Mackenzie, 23, launches today, Friday 26th April. Forte Productions will continue to produce Let it Snow in Elgin, but are seeking to bring more […]

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Established in 2019 by Ryan MacKenzie, Forte Productions brings the world’s most exciting artists to Moray, showcasing their unique talents, unrivalled performances and expert musicality. With an emphasis on excellence, we seek out exceptional performers across a wide swathe of the musical landscape; encompassing all musical genres from jazz to classical, traditional to pop, we strive to bring increased diversity to the arts in Moray, the Highland & Islands and beyond. One of the key pillars upon which Forte was created is to showcase boundary breaking pieces of work that are new to all audiences.