Interview with video artist Netia Jones

You may have heard that we’re big fans of Benjamin Britten here at the Scottish Ensemble – so much so we’ve dedicated our whole 2012-13 season to focusing on the composer ahead of his centenary in 2013. Taking inspiration from Britten’s unconventional style, we’ve commissioned video artist Netia Jones to create some brand new visuals… Read more »

Residencies minus 1 month! – part 2

There’s just too much going on in our first residencies in October 2012, that we had to split it over two posts. You can read more about what we’ve got in our Dundee October residency in our post from earlier this week Scottish Ensemble Inverness residency October 2012 Our first Inverness residency is happening from… Read more »

Residencies minus 1 month!

It’s t-1 month until our first ever residencies in Dundee and Inverness What’s a Residency? Each year we’ll be spending 4 – 5 days in Dundee, Inverness, Perth and Aberdeen, getting out of the concert hall and getting to know the communities in these cities a little better. Each residency is built by working with… Read more »

Postcards from Martin Suckling #1

Welcome to the first in an occasional series of postcards from composer Martin Suckling New Music Martin is going to be writing us ‘musical postcards’ in response to the music we’ll be performing this season, so you’ll be hearing a lot from Martin during 2012-13. We asked him to send us a little postcard to… Read more »

Fundraising & Projects Officer

Fundraising and Projects Officer (Full-Time) The Scottish Ensemble is looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join its team as Fundraising and Projects Officer. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working for an arts organisation in an office environment and a demonstrable passion for classical music, as… Read more »

Join the Ensemble in the USA

Our tour to the USA in April 2013 is the longest international tour we’ve embarked upon in several years and it will take us to some of the most prestigious venues in the States, showcasing what we do and what Scotland has to offer on an international platform (with 11 concerts taking place across 7 states). … Read more »