BBC Arts Online host exclusive showing of Goldberg Variations mini documentary

A mini documentary looking into Goldberg Variations – ternary projects for insomnia was launched this week on BBC Arts Online, a platform bringing together coverage of the most exciting and interesting art events and projects happening at the moment. The film, created by Scottish Ensemble filmmaker-in-residence Hugh Carswell, offers insights into the creation of the project, as well… Read more »

Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia tours Sweden

We are thrilled to return to Sweden for an eight-date tour of Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia, our cross-artform collaboration with Swedish contemporary dance company Andersson Dance. Starting in Jönköping on Monday 25 January, the tour takes in seven cities across the country including Gävle, Västerås, Kungsbacka, Vara and Malmö before concluding in Umeå with… Read more »

Easing into 2016.

A new year sounds like such a bright, fresh prospect – what a shame each year opens with January, that bleakest of months. In an effort to negate the effects of short days and cold nights, we have thrown ourselves in to planning our shiny new season, to be announced in May, and stretching from… Read more »

The Classical Effect

If you live in Glasgow, where the Scottish Ensemble office is based, it’s been hard not to follow the after-effects of The Glasgow Effect – an otherwise innocuous year-long artistic project conceived by Glasgow resident, artist and academic Ellie Harrison which takes its name from the nickname for the unexplained low life expectancy of people… Read more »