Scottish Ensemble’s Guide To… Silver Screen Sounds

Scottish Ensemble’s Silver Screen Sounds: Trailer from Scottish Ensemble on Vimeo. We’re really quite excited to be taking our concert of film music to Inverness (10 Sep) Dundee (14 Sep), Glasgow (15 Sep) and Edinburgh (16 Sep). Silver Screen Sounds is a night of dramatic, evocative, thrilling and emotive music for strings – all of which has been featured in films…. Read more »

Anno mini-documentary published on BBC Arts Online

Image not displaying? Click to view the video on BBC Arts online We are thrilled that the BBC Arts Online website is hosting the exclusive premiere of a mini documentary about Anno, our 2016 collaboration with Anna and Eleanor Meredith. This follows the premiere of the Goldberg Variations – ternary patterns for insomnia film at this time… Read more »

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 »

Scottish Ensemble Variations concerts

Our annual concerts by candlelight return to Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth, Aberdeen and Inverness from 3 – 8 December. We’ll be performing Britten’s Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge and Bach’s Goldberg Variations, plus there will be another new musical postcard from Martin Suckling. Our candlelit concerts are very special events, and a great… 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 »

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 »