36 performances found.
36 performances found.
Olivier Messiaen’s 'Des canyons aux étoiles' is a mystical celebration of the breathtaking natural marvels of Utah, and featured French Pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard is recognised as the most authoritative interpreter of his former tutor's masterpieces.
The 2018 Edinburgh International Festival culminates with exhilirating live orchestral music and awe-inspiring fireworks - all set against the magnificent, historic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Photo Credit: Dave Stewart
Mark Simpson first made his mark with Nielsen Clarinet Concerto when he won the title of BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2006. The 29-year old from Liverpool joins the Orchestra for a concert that also features music by Mozart, Beethoven and Prokofiev.
For the first time, we invite the public to experience a guided performance of music by America's most prominent living composers, John Adams and Steve Reich - the culmination of our creative learning programme for secondary school pupils, Masterworks.
Composer and Clarinettist Mark Simpson concludes his residency at this year's Lammermuir Festival directing our wind players in one of Mozart’s greatest and best-loved works - the 'Gran Partita' for 13 Winds, which became popularised by the movie Amadeus.
What a way to open the Concert Season in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth! It's a melting pot of musical, artistic and creative wealth, as conductor Enrique Mazzola collaborates with Norway's star Vilde Frang for Beethoven's touching Violin Concerto.
François Leleux is one of three featured artists in the 2018/19 Season. The singing melodies and fizzing exuberance of Haydn's Oboe Concerto in C are an ideal match for his animated playing and personality. Music by Schubert and Brahms also features.
Friendship and love, success and hardship, reaping what you sow… these are themes that Haydn explores in his depiction of rural life through the four seasons of the year. The SCO Chorus joins the Orchestra to help bring this very human narrative to life!
Bewitching musical fun for the whole family!
Energy, light, colour and the magic of the Aurora Borealis (aka Northern Lights) form the inspiration behind John McLeod's new viola concerto for Principal Viola Jane Atkins. The energy continues in Beethoven's Quartet No 14, arranged for all SCO Strings.
SCO VIBE is a fusion orchestra for young musicians aged 11-18
When keyboard master Kristian Bezuidenhout performed with SCO in 2016, The Herald declared that “the night belonged to Bezuidenhout for his stupendously needle-sharp characterisations of Mozart, with the Orchestra welded to the discretion of the soloist."