Sing beautiful repertoire in a fun, relaxed setting under the direction of SCO musician, Steve King.
A captivating collection of festive choral music to entertain and inspire, performed by the forces of the SCO Chorus led by SCO Chorus Director Gregory Batsleer and joined by Choristers from St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh for Britten's A boy was born.
John Butt, famed for the brilliance and drama of his music-making, conducts Generations of Bach.
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Llŷr Williams joins Alexander Janiczek and the Orchestra for the startling drama of Beethoven’s turbulent Third Piano Concerto, and the concert opens with CPE Bach’s equally stormy, exhilarating E-flat Symphony.
There’s something magical about a New Year concert, giving you a skip in your step to start the year feeling upbeat.
After the premiere of Brahms’ Third Symphony, the music critic, Eduard Hanslick, commented: “Many music lovers may prefer the titanic force of the First, others the untroubled charm of the Second. But the Third strikes me as artistically the most perfect"
SCO principal flute Alison Mitchell and principal viola Jane Atkins are joined by harpist Eleanor Johnston for an exquisite programme.
Young Spanish conductor Antonio Méndez makes his SCO Season debut with two powerful symphonies: Haydn’s delightful and entertaining 99th and Beethoven’s bracingly energetic Seventh, described by Wagner as “the apotheosis of the dance”.
Refinement and poetry combine with incisive power in the remarkable playing of young Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi. He joins the SCO for two contrasting piano concertos by Mozart.
Join us before and after the performance for interactive workshops and the chance to meet SCO players!
SCO musicians Jane Atkins and Alison Green in recital as part of the University Music Centre's concert programme.