The pre-concert events offer audience with opportunities to engage with the Orchestra and develop love and understanding of music and the arts.


The SCO invites internationally renowned performers, composers, conductors, and academics to give our audience a fascinating glimpse into the thinking and creative processes behind the music. The talks include introducing some of the Orchestra's diverse creative learning activities.


The SCO offers opportunity for music students to perform in front of concert audience. In 2018-19 Season, students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, St Mary's Music School, Douglas Academy, City of Edinburgh Music School and Aberdeen City Music School performed repertoire relating to SCO concerts. Our 2019/20 season events are below


The SCO invites concertgoers of all ages to immerse themselves in imagined worlds and musical magic relating ot the concert reportoire. Presented in collaboration with the Scottish Storytelling Centre.

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