2017

Friday 22nd September 2017 | 16:15

  • Lammermuir Festival 2017
  • Eastfield Farm, Whittingehame. | £15.
Thomas ButlerNew Work
David SawerThe Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra
David SawerThe Lighthouse Keepers
  • Red Note Ensemble and Red Note Academy

Friday 22nd September 2017 | 14:30

  • Lammermuir Festival 2017
  • Eastfield Farm, Whittingehame. | £15.
Thomas ButlerNew Work
David SawerThe Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra
David SawerThe Lighthouse Keepers
  • Red Note Ensemble and Red Note Academy

Friday 22nd September 2017 | 12:00

  • Lammermuir Festival 2017
  • Tyninghame Village Hall. | £6.
Solo pieces played by members of Red Note Academy
Thomas ButlerNew Work
Luke BedfordThe Wonderful No-headed Nightingale
  • Red Note Ensemble and Red Note Academy

Monday 7th August – Saturday 28th October 2017
Preview: Saturday 5th August 2017 | 19:00

  • Blàthan Briste | Broken Flowers
  • Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre, North Uist. | Free.

Blàthan Briste | Broken Flowers is a collaborative exhibition by Alec Finlay and Hannah Imlach exploring energy independence, localism, and technology, from the Neolithic quernstones (hand-mills) of the islands, to the MoD rocket range on Uist and St Kilda, and the renewable energy arrays of the future. The exhibition includes Aeolian Survey by Hannah Imlach and Thomas Butler, a poetic exploration of the production and consumption of wind power.

2016

Saturday 22nd October 2016 | 16:00

  • Sound Festival 2016
  • Migvie Church, Tarland. | £10/£5.
BachG Major Suite
John De SimoneMisremembrance
Eddie McGuireElegaic Lullaby
Piers HellawellA Frieze and a Litany
Duncan StrachanZarabanda
Tom IrvineSafety
Gabriel Jackson"Untitled" for Robert Irvine
Thomas ButlerLament
William SweeneyCaolas
James MacMillanKnock Knock
Eleanor AlbergaRide Through
  • Robert Irvine cello

Saturday 8th October 2016 | 13:00

  • CCA, Glasgow. | £10/£6.
Emily DoolittleJan Tait and the Bear
  • Ensemble Thing
  • Catherine Backhouse mezzo-soprano
  • Brian McBride baritone
  • Alan McHugh narrator
  • Thomas Butler conductor
  • Stasi Shaeffer director

Thursday 6th October 2016 | 20:00

  • CCA, Glasgow. | £10/£6.
Emily DoolittleJan Tait and the Bear
  • Ensemble Thing
  • Catherine Backhouse mezzo-soprano
  • Brian McBride baritone
  • Alan McHugh narrator
  • Thomas Butler conductor
  • Stasi Shaeffer director

Saturday 16th April 2016 | 13:00

  • Loch Shiel Spring Festival 2016
  • Acharacle Parish Church, Acharacle. | £10/£5.
Thomas ButlerSix Maps of a Fragile Landscape
  • and works by David Fennessy, Duncan Strachan, James MacMillan, Sally Beamish and more.
  • Robert Irvine cello

2015

Thursday 10th December 2015 | 13:15

  • ArtCOP Scotland
  • CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. | Free but ticketed.
ANTHEM! with Thomas Butler

Saturday 24th October 2015 | 13:00

  • Sound Festival 2015
  • ACT Aberdeen, 33 King Street, Aberdeen. | Free.
Francis Macdonald, Sonia Allori, Colin Broom, Drew Hammond, John de Simone, Oliver SearleYou Can't Get There From Here
  • Ensemble Thing
  • Thomas Butler musical director

Friday 23rd October 2015 | 20:00

  • Sound Festival 2015
  • The Lemon Tree, 5 West North Street, Aberdeen. | £9/£7/£4
Lucy Boyes &
Thomas Butler
Sandglass

Friday 23rd October 2015 | 15:30

  • New Music Scotland: In Cahoots / Sound Festival 2015
  • Aberdeen Art Centre & Theatre, 33 King St., Aberdeen.
Neil Tòmas SmithStrange Machines
Thomas ButlerMy Life in Ventriloquism
  • Jenny Stephenson clarinet

Sunday 23rd August 2015 | 11:20

  • Made in Scotland Showcase 2015
  • Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh. | £10/£8
John De SimoneIndependence
  • Ensemble Thing
  • Thomas Butler musical director

Saturday 22nd August 2015 | 11:20

  • Made in Scotland Showcase 2015
  • Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh. | £10/£8
John De SimoneIndependence
  • Ensemble Thing
  • Thomas Butler musical director

Thursday 20th August 2015 | 11:20

  • Made in Scotland Showcase 2015
  • Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh. | £10/£8
John De SimoneIndependence
  • Ensemble Thing
  • Thomas Butler musical director

Tuesday 18th August 2015 | 11:20

  • Made in Scotland Showcase 2015
  • Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh. | £10/£8
John De SimoneIndependence
  • Ensemble Thing
  • Thomas Butler musical director

Friday 20th March 2015 | 19:00

  • The Ungaretti Multi-Media War Project: Book Launch
  • Talbot Rice Gallery, South Bridge, Edinburgh. | Free
Thomas ButlerThe Joy of Shipwrecks*
Gregor ForbesDuo
Jay RichardsIsonzo
  • *Nana Sotirova harp

The evening will also include readings by a selection of poets who have responded directly to works by the celebrated Italian modernist Giuseppe Ungaretti.

2014

Sunday 17th August 2014 | 11:30

  • Made in Scotland Showcase 2014: Replaceable Things
  • Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh. | £10/£8
John De SimonePanic Diary
Thomas ButlerReplaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You
  • Ensemble Thing

Saturday 16th August 2014 | 11:30

  • Made in Scotland Showcase 2014: Replaceable Things
  • Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh. | £10/£8
John De SimonePanic Diary
Thomas ButlerReplaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You
  • Ensemble Thing

Friday 15th August 2014 | 11:30

  • Made in Scotland Showcase 2014: Replaceable Things
  • Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh. | £10/£8
John De SimonePanic Diary
Thomas ButlerReplaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You
  • Ensemble Thing

Thursday 22nd May 2014 | 20:00

  • The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, Glasgow. | £8/£5
Thomas ButlerElbow Room
  • Red Note Ensemble

Wednesday 21st May 2014 | 20:00

  • Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh. | £8/£5
Thomas ButlerElbow Room
  • Red Note Ensemble

Monday 5th May 2014 | 18:00

  • Stars of the Future: Thomas Butler showcase
  • Recital Room, City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow. | Free but ticketed
Thomas ButlerMy Life in Ventriloquism
Thomas ButlerNightmusic
Thomas ButlerStruction (how I attempted to get the thoughts in my head into your head using only five instruments, five instrumentalists, metronome sound and MIDI)
  • Red Note Ensemble

Wednesday 30th April 2014 | 19:30

  • Plug Festival 2014
  • RCS, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow. | £8.50/£6.50
Jay CapperauldUnauthorised Edition
Michael McEnenyThinks he’s aw' that
Hugh HoltonFlow
Martin KearyHerostratic
Lucy HollingworthTwo Fragments and a Coda*
Thomas ButlerEspial*
Shona MackayIntimacy*
  • Red Note Ensemble
  • *Astrid String Quartet

Tuesday 22nd April 2014 | 20:00

  • Gregor SAMSA
  • The Old Hairdresser's, Renfield Lane, Glasgow. | £4

Gregor SAMSA 2: Mixed-media performances by Shona Mackay & Thomas Butler, Euan Ferguson, Euan Taylor & Graham Costello and China Buffet Kings.

2013

Wednesday 5th June 2013 | 19:30

  • Red Note and RCS @ Sloan's
  • Sloan's, Argyle Arcade, Glasgow.
David FennessyFive Hofer Photographs
Oliver SearleBreakfast Baroque
Drew HammondEcto
Thomas ButlerMy Life in Ventriloquism
Gordon McPhersonStunt Double No.5
Rory BoyleSolo violin piece
Tom WilsonLoud-Light-Still
  • Red Note Ensemble
  • Gordon Bragg conductor

Friday 3rd May 2013 | 19:30

  • Plug Festival 2013
  • Stevenson Hall, RCS, Glasgow.
Thomas ButlerReplaceable Parts for the Irreplaceable You
Nicole LizéeMusic for Body - Without - Organs
Nicole LizéeKarappo Okesutra: 1. The Heat / 2. Nightmoves /
3. SF-G029
  • Red Note Ensemble with Music Lab
  • Jessica Cottis conductor

Wednesday 23rd January 2013 | 20:00

  • Ensemble Thing @ The Old Hairdresser's
  • The Old Hairdresser's, Renfield Lane, Glasgow.
Thomas ButlerMy Life in Ventriloquism
John De SimoneI Feel Happy
Thomas ButlerUntitled
John De SimoneI Feel Sad
Frederic RzewskiComing Together
Frederic RzewskiAttica
  • Ensemble Thing