Showing 61 performances.
Showing 61 performances.
It is jaw-dropping to watch the skill and physicality of Nicolas Altstaedt switching between playing the toughest solo cello parts and directing the orchestra. In this concert, he directs Shostakovich Cello Concerto and Schubert's 'Tragic' Symphony.
Fortepiano phenomenon Kristian Bezuidenhout joins us for a simply charming afternoon of relaxing chamber music, including Mozart Piano Sonata No 10 in C, Beethoven Trio in C minor, and Mozart Piano Concerto in A.
Pianist Kristian Bezuidenhout performs Beethoven's Triple Concerto alongside two SCO Principals - cellist Philip Higham and violinist Benjamin Marquise Gilmore.
Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev takes us on a walk through the countryside in Beethoven's 'Pastoral' Symphony, before turning to the bacchanal of the Seventh Symphony.
Scotland's favourite violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti plays both solo and duo (partnered by the superb viola player Lawrence Power) in an unmissable highlight of the Season.
The double bass steps into the spotlight so rarely that a new concerto by one of Europe’s most distinguished composers is big news. Eötvös’ piece comes to you hot on the heels of its Berlin premiere, and the soloist is the Orchestra’s own, Nikita Naumov.
Gloria! Vivaldi’s setting is one of music’s most uplifting choral works full of high drama and memorable tunes. Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev continues the baroque theme with other works by Corelli, Zelenka and Vivaldi.
A selection of SCO Soloists join Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev for a fun afternoon of chamber music-making. The programme will be full of surprises!
Mozart’s Concerto in F major, played on the harp!? This beautiful transcription produces such a wide range of colour and dynamics so elegantly, that you may be quickly persuaded into thinking this an original harp concerto.
If a concert could be like a great American road trip, this would be it. Take in iconic American classics like Barber Adagio and Copland Appalachian Spring, as well as discovering exciting voices of a new generation - Nico Muhly and Bryce Dessner.
Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev opens his final Season concert with Debussy’s intoxicating Prélude à l’après midi d’un faune. He'll then spring onto the piano to direct Mozart’s tempestuous Piano Concerto in D minor, K466.
Scottish percussionist Colin Currie performs Helen Grime Percussion Concerto, alongside Mendelssohn's Symphony No 3 and Overture, The Hebrides.