Quintets at The Merchant’s House, Glasgow (The Herald)

Written by Keith Bruce Published on Friday 26 February 2016 THERE was a queue down the stairs for seats at Wednesday lunchtime’s recital by a quintet from Jonathan Morton’s Scottish Ensemble, and little wonder. For all that the group is dedicated to “reinventing the string orchestra”, here just five of the players were on a… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble’s Guide To… Quintets (tour)

Five of us will soon be setting off for a week-long trip around Scotland to play quintets. As one of our slightly exhausted office staff announced at the end of an extremely busy 2015: “that’s five people.” At that point, we probably did all need the clarification. The string quintet doesn’t tend to get as many outings… Read more »