Big Ears, Little Ears is a series of informal concerts for parents and carers with babies and toddlers.
The first in a seires of free early evening talks presented by journalist Rosenna East.
The Brahms Series continues with the second symphony. When working on the piece, Brahms wrote contentedly to a friend, “The melodies flow so freely that one must be careful not to tread on them.”
SCO Associate Artist and historical performance expert Richard Egarr is famed for his lively, incisive music-making. He directs a cast of renowned soloists in this oratorio that Handel himself prized above all others.
These gorgeous melodies are augmented by a treasure from Sibelius’ only opera The Maiden in the Tower, from which an orchestral suite has been arranged by conductor Tumas Hannikainen
Join us for a day to explore Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder and Siegfried Idyll, two of the composer’s most performed non-operatic works.
Famed for the elegance and energy of his colourful performances, Principal Guest Conductor Emmanuel Krivine directs the SCO in a powerful programme of richly Romantic music.
Two contrasting but equally powerful works by Jean Sibelius frame Conductor Emeritus Joseph Swensen’s all-Nordic concert, celebrating the 150th anniversaries of both the great Finnish composer and his Danish colleague Carl Nielsen.
Experience the SCO’s exceptional players up close as they step out from the orchestra in the first of the season’s three chamber concerts.
SCO Horn Harry Johnstone in recital as part of the University Music Centre's concert programme.
Renowned British cellist Steven Isserlis performs Schumann's Cello Concerto
A great opportunity for amateur musicians to enjoy informal music-making.