18 and Under? Free concert tickets!

Come and enjoy the Scottish Chamber Orchestra live in concert. Here are six handpicked events that we think you will love. 

WHEN?

Pre-concert events start at 6.30pm prompt. Concerts are at 7.30pm (so please be in your seats by 7.15pm) and last 2 hours including a 20 minute interval. Don't want a late night? Feel free to leave at the interval!

WHERE?

In Edinburgh, we regularly perform in the Queen's Hall and the Usher Hall.
In Glasgow, all of our concerts take place at Glasgow City Halls.

U18 Love

Meditation (after Donne) - 6.30pm (7.30pm concert)
Hear composer Martin Suckling discuss how he combines sounds from across Scotland to create a new work with live electronics, conjuring feelings of celebration, loss and the legacy of war. Edge-of-the seat intensity from Conductor and Cellist Nicolas Altsteadt too. 

8 November 2018                              
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9 November 2018
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U18 Magic

A Midsummer Night's Dream - 6.30pm (7.30pm concert)
Mischeif and magic collide with enchanting music by Felix Mendelssohn. Introduced by Anna Lehr and SCO Flute Alison Mitchell, his Walpurgisnacht invites you into a world of pagan ritual, while A Midsummer Night's Dream is inspired by the well-known Shakespearean comedy. 

29 November 2018                     
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30 November 2018
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U18 Heartbreak

Veni, Veni, Emmanuel - 7.30pm
Experience the thrill of MacMillan's Concerto performed by the daring Scottish percussionist Colin Currie. Paired with MacMillan's vivid, shocking and heart-breaking Seven Last Words from the Cross. 

21 February 2019           
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22 February 2019        
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U8 Relaxing

Sibelius and Beethoven - 7.30pm 
Expect full-on drama from Paul Lewis' performance of Beethoven's second Piano Concerto, followed by a reflection of pulsating Nordic landscapes. Conducted by Joseph Swensen. 

14 March 2019                                   
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15 March 2019
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U18 FreedomIn Concert with Pekka Kuusisto - 6.30pm (7.30pm Concert)
Douglas Academy pupils are the support act for this concert with Violinist Pekka Kuusisto. A mesmerising player with a riveting personality, there won't be an inch of formality to this performance. 

21 March 2019                                  
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22 March 2019
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U18 Obsession

Symphonie Fantastique - 6.30pm (7.30pm Concert)
SCO Clarinet William Stafford and teller of extraordinary tales Clare Hewitt conjure up Berlioz's dark world of witchcraft and obsession, before a full orchestra performance of Symphonie Fantastique. Then relax with the gloriously soothing Requiem by Fauré.

9 May 2019                                        
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10 May 2019
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