Review: Prophecy with Karen Cargill (The Scotsman)

Published on Saturday 24 February 2018 Written by David Kettle   As stand-in replacements go, revered Scottish mezzo Karen Cargill must be right up there. Covering for an indisposed Christine Rice, Cargill was making her debut with the Scottish Ensemble in an eclectic, Greek myth-inspired concert – and her mesmerising, microscopically inflected singing made a… Read more »

Tabula Rasa Edinburgh

a haunting, poetic production about human resilience, set to the music of Arvo Pärt

Tabula Rasa Edinburgh

a haunting, poetic production about human resilience, set to the music of Arvo Pärt

Tabula Rasa Edinburgh

a haunting, poetic production about human resilience, set to the music of Arvo Pärt

Tabula Rasa Edinburgh preview

a haunting, poetic production about human resilience, set to the music of Arvo Pärt

Had We Never

at the Edinburgh International Festival 2017

Baroque Dance Party with Johannes Fischer at Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh (The Scotsman)

Published on Saturday 18 March 2017 Written by Susan Nickalls Scottish Ensemble and Johannes Fischer rehearsing on stage at Glasgow’s Oran Mor The title “Baroque Dance Party” doesn’t quite do justice to the Scottish Ensemble’s enthralling collaboration with percussionist and composer Johannes Fischer. Following a laid-back stroll through Bach’s Air on the G String by the ensemble… Read more »