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Borealis

The Queen's Hall, City Halls
New sounds from Nordic nations and from closer to home as northern Europe’s exciting celebration of contemporary music comes to Scotland.

Parabola

The Queen's Hall, City Halls
Join Pekka Kuusisto and Simon Crawford-Phillips on an arc through time and musical styles, from Britten to Adès, Beamish to Haydn.

UN:TITLED 2024

Dance music for the mind and body, refiltered across classical, pop, trad and beyond, from John Adams, and more.

Grieg Piano Concerto

Usher Hall, City Halls, Aberdeen Music Hall
Winner of the 2018 Leeds Piano Competition, Eric Lu brings his power and poetry to the luscious Nordic melodies of Grieg’s Piano Concerto.

Silent Night

Greyfriars Kirk
Join the luminous voices of the SCO Chorus in the intimate setting of Greyfriars Kirk for a much-loved Edinburgh musical tradition.

Mozart Oboe Concerto

Easterbrook Hall, The Queen's Hall, City Halls
Discover Mozart’s song-like Oboe Concerto in the hands of Ivan Podyomov, principal oboist at Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Fauré Requiem

Usher Hall, City Halls
Fauré’s hushed prayer for the departed, from outstanding British baritone Roderick Williams, conductor Andrew Manze and the SCO Chorus.

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Usher Hall, City Halls
Outstanding Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto directs and plays one of the best-loved masterpieces in the Romantic violin repertoire.

Beethoven's Pastoral' Symphony

The Queen's Hall, City Halls
Mark Wigglesworth conducts Beethoven’s hymn of wonder to the natural world, with SCO Principal Nikita Naumov as soloist in Eötvös’s Aurora.

Schumann & Schubert

Holy Trinity Church St Andrews, The Queen's Hall, City Halls
Isabelle van Keulen takes the reins of the SCO for the lyrical Violin Concerto by Robert Schumann, alongside Schubert’s Third Symphony.

Mozart & Strauss

The Queen's Hall, City Halls, Aberdeen Music Hall
Deeply charismatic oboist and conductor François Leleux directs Mozart’s cheeky Bassoon Concerto, and music by the teenage Richard Strauss.

Seven Last Words

Greyfriars Kirk
A choral contemplation of loss and rebirth from Scotland’s greatest living composer, Sir James MacMillan, performed by the SCO Chorus.