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In June 2018, we embark on our 40th year of summer touring across the length and breadth of Scotland, from The Borders and Thurso, to Oban and Aberdeenshire. Where will you join us?

Click on a location to discover the full programme and artists featured in the concert.

June 2018

Duns.................07 June 2018
Greenock..........08 June 2018
Helensburgh.....09 June 2018

Programme includes Mendelssohn, Schumann and Puccini
Featuring Duncan Ward - Conductor, Alison Mitchell and Brontë Hudnott - Flutes

Thurso.............14 June 2018
Inverness.........15 June 2018
Dunblane.........16 June 2018

Programme includes Mendelssohn, Wagner, Haydn and Krommer
Featuring Stephanie Gonley Violin/Director, Maximiliano Martín and William Stafford - Clarinets.

Seil Island.........27 June 2018
Fort Augustus...28 June 2018
Birnam..............30 June 2018

Programme includes Mendelssohn, Fauré and Ibert
Featuring SCO Wind Soloists

July 2018

St Monans........30 June 2018 (East Neuk Festival)
St Monans.........01 July 2018 (East Neuk Festival)

Programme includes Arvo Pärt and Reich (30 June) and Mozart and Haydn (1 July)
Featuring The Tallis Scholars and SCO Cellos (30 June) and Christian Zacharias - Conductor and Maximiliano Martín - Clarinet (1 July).

Musselburgh......18 July 2018
Oban..................19 July 2018
Portree...............20 July 2018
Fort William........21 July 2018

Programme includes Grieg, Mendelssohn, Warlock and Purcell
Featuring SCO Strings and Benjamin Gilmore Violin / Director

Stirling Castle.....26 July 2018
Findhorn.............27 July 2018
Turriff...................28 July 2018

Programme includes Beethoven, Veress and Haydn
Featuring Nicolas Altstaedt - Cello / Director

September 2018

St Andrews....13 September 2018
Hamilton........14 September 2018
Dumfries........15 September 2018

Programme includes Mozart, Nielsen, Prokofiev and Beethoven
Featuring Mark Simpson - Clarinet

40 Years of Summer Touring

After 39 years of uninterrupted service, we recently bidded a fond farewell to SCO Violin Lorna McLaren. Read Lorna's fascinating reflections on 40 years of memorable summer touring with the Orchestra.