Marketing & PR Manager

The Scottish Ensemble is looking to recruit a self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual to join its team as Marketing & PR Manager. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in an arts environment, preferably the performing arts, as well as a demonstrable passion for classical music. The position would… Read more »

Martin Suckling interview

Our final residency in Dundee came to an end yesterday – and what a weekend it was! A full report of what we got up to will be coming up later this week, but for now it’s straight onto our Illuminations concerts in Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth from 22 – 25 October 2012. As… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble Residencies

After months of planning, meetings, rehearsing and site visits, the first-ever Scottish Ensemble residency starts this week in Dundee from 18 – 22 October, with a second residency in Inverness from 25 – 28 October. During each residency the Scottish Ensemble will be getting out of the concert hall and out into the communities in… Read more »

Netia Jones speaks to New York Times

Netia Jones spoke to the New York Times this week about her version of Oliver Knussen’s opera Where the Wild Things Are, an adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s children’s book which is being performed by the LA Phil and Gustavo Dudamel this week. Netia’s next project will be her visuals to be performed with Britten’s Les… Read more »

Thomas Walker on Les Illuminations

Glaswegian tenor Thomas Walker is joining the Ensemble to perform Britten’s eerie masterpiece Les Illuminations in Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh and Inverness from 21 – 25 October. Thomas is quite a fan of Britten, and of Les Illuminations, so we decided to ask him a bit more about what makes it such a special piece… Read more »

Alex Smoke on Faust

Our residencies in Inverness and Dundee this month see the Ensemble getting out and about and trying a whole range of  new things. One of the more unusual events in the residencies will be screenings of F. W.  Murnau’s 1926 film Faust at Dundee Contemporary Arts on Thursday 18 October and Eden Court Cinema on… Read more »