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Scottish Chamber Orchestra

For 50 years the Scottish Chamber Orchestra has been inspiring audiences and connecting with communities to deliver a programme that is open to all. Embrace the classics, discover exciting new music, and create some beautiful musical memories with us!

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The changing year aligned with a human lifetime, from the destruction of autumn to icy winter, birdsong-filled spring to joyful summer.

Schubert Mass in A-flat

The Queen's Hall, City Halls
Rich and imaginative choral classics from four exceptional soloists and the accomplished SCO Chorus under conductor Gregory Batsleer.

Maxim's Baroque Inspirations

Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews, The Queen's Hall, City Halls
Maxim displays his exuberance as both conductor and harpsichordist in Baroque (and Baroque-inspired) music at its most flamboyant.

Beethoven Violin Concerto with Nicola Benedetti

Perth Concert Hall, Usher Hall, City Halls
Scottish superstar violinist is both soloist and director of Beethoven’s majestic Violin Concerto, alongside Mozart’s Symphony No. 34.

Snow on Snow

Greyfriars Kirk
Celebrate the season and experience the SCO Chorus’ radiant tones under expert Director Gregory Batsleer.

Viennese New Year

Usher Hall, Aberdeen Music Hall, Perth Concert Hall, Ayr Town Hall
Celebrate a New Year with rich musical flavours from Vienna, Prague and further afield, courtesy of young Czech conductor Jiří Rožeň.

Rhythms of Eastern Europe

Easterbrook Hall, The Queen's Hall, City Halls
If you think European music is all about France, Germany and Italy, travel further east for some of the continent’s tastiest offerings.

Maxim plays Mozart and Haydn

The Queen's Hall, City Halls
Join Maxim to celebrate the very month of the SCO’s 50th Anniversary with music explicitly designed to raise a smile.

Altan with Scottish Chamber Orchestra and RANT

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Join Altan and the SCO for a mesmerizing journey through traditional Irish music at Celtic Connections 2024.

SCO with Paul Buchanan, Aoife O’Donovan, Lau & Maeve Gilchrist

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
The SCO joins Lau at Celtic Connections 2024 to explore the Women’s Suffrage movement and more in 'America, Come'.

Berlioz, Mozart and Ravel

Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews, The Queen's Hall, City Halls
François Leleux is joined by celebrated British soprano Carolyn Sampson for rarely heard Berlioz, plus sparkling music by Mozart and Ravel.

The Great Grumpy Gaboon

Assembly Rooms, City Halls
Join the Grumpy Gaboon and friends on this brand-new musical adventure.

Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos 3 and 5

Maxim's new recording with the SCO

Following Maxim's much-praised Schubert recording, we're delighted to announce the release his second album with the SCO on Linn: Mendelssohn Symphonies Nos. 3 & 5.

2023-24 Digital Season

From Scotland to the World

Wherever you are, immerse yourself in the SCO’s online performance films of classic chamber and orchestral work, which capture intense emotions and virtuoso musicianship up close.

The Great Grumpy Gaboon

For children aged 4-8 years and their grown-ups

Join the Grumpy Gaboon and friends on this brand-new musical adventure as together they discover the importance of friendship and forgiveness. 10 & 11 Feb 2024.

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