LIVE FROM YOUR LIVING ROOM
Although we have been devastated to have to cancel our recent concerts, we very much look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Meanwhile, we have been busy creating special performances for you to tune in to, in the comfort of your own home. Here are some for you to enjoy 🎶
Last month, Scottish percussionist Colin Currie was due to perform Helen Grime's new Percussion Concerto. Although this did not come to pass, Colin kindly filmed this video of him performing a small preview of the work for you all to enjoy 🎶
Sub-Principal Double Bass Adrian Bornet recorded a beautiful rendition of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' 'Farewell to Stromness' on piano 🎹 (an instrument he hasn't played in about 60 years) - pretty impressive!
Our lovely Second Violin Rachel Spencer teamed up with Scottish mezzo soprano Katie Coventry to bring you 'Fancy’s Knell' from Vaughan Williams’ song cycle 'Along the Field' (words by Housman) 😊
Our very talented Second Violin Gordon Bragg gave our 'Live from your Living Room' series an avant-garde twist with his performance of Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire: Mondestrunken, Columbine 🎶
Our fantastic Viola Brian Schiele performed No 6 from Telemann's 12 Fantasias for Viola da Gamba 🎶
We had a little throwback to last year's Winds Outer Hebrides Tour, courtesy of our amazing Sub-Principal Bassoon Alison Green...
Our wonderful Leader Ben Marquise Gilmore performed Biber's Passacaglia on gut strings and baroque bow 🎻
First Violin Kana Kawashima and Principal Double Bass Nikita Naumov teamed up to perform 'Oblivion' by Astor Piazzolla 🎶
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