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    Online Performance
    Mendelssohn wrote his 1st String Quartet at just 20, and set out to demonstrate to the world the drama and intensity he was capable of.
  2. Lindberg, Stravinsky and Shostakovich

    Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews, The Queen's Hall, City Halls
    Maxim Emelyanychev and pioneering Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto join forces for a very special 50th anniversary season concert.
  3. Café de Paris

    The Queen's Hall
    Join Maxim Emelyanychev at the keyboard for a sophisticated afternoon of Gallic wit with some of the SCO’s outstanding wind soloists.
  4. Beethoven Symphony No 7

    Easterbrook Hall, The Queen's Hall, City Halls
    A concert contrasting Beethoven’s boisterous Symphony No 7 with Maderna’s kaleidoscopic rethink of Renaissance music.
  5. The Four Seasons

    Usher Hall, City Halls, Aberdeen Music Hall
    Experience a fresh new perspective on Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons in a personal interpretation from inspirational violinist Pekka Kuusisto.
    Sponsored by
  6. Time and Tides

    Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews, The Queen's Hall, City Halls
    An elemental programme directed by visionary violinist Pekka Kuusisto, featuring music by Messiaen, Rautavaara and Anna Clyne.
    Sponsored by
  7. The Auld Alliance

    Usher Hall, City Halls
    Celebrate the age-old friendship between Scotland and France in the company of Maxim Emelyanychev and superstar Scottish mezzo Karen Cargill

    Online Performance
    One of the most powerful works by Scotland’s greatest living composer
  9. Music of the Imagination

    The Queen's Hall, City Halls
    Thomas Adès directs a concert of wide-ranging music, from Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven to a new version of one of his own works.
  10. Northern Lights (Matinees)

    The Queen's Hall, City Halls
    Luminous music by Sibelius, Nielsen and Maxwell Davies, brought together by charismatic SCO Conductor Emeritus Joseph Swensen.
    Supported by
  11. Re:Connect Tea Dance

    The Queen's Hall
    This concert is designed especially for people living with dementia, their friends and carers.
    In association with
  12. Ravel Piano Concerto

    Perth Concert Hall, The Queen's Hall, City Halls
    Steven Osborne is the soloist in Ravel’s exquisite Concerto, blending raucous jazz and heartbreaking tenderness.