Scottish Ensemble’s Guide To… Prophecy, with mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill

Introducing Prophecy, a concert by Scottish Ensemble featuring one of the UK’s leading mezzo-sopranos, Karen Cargill, and featuring a selection of alternately dramatic, poetic and beautiful pieces inspired by tales from Ancient Greece. The mythology and iconography of Ancient Greece has always provided a rich drawing-board for artistic inspiration. Its legacy really is quite incredible,… Read more »

The Power Of Five: Notes on the programme

The Power Of Five: one of our frequent homages to the power of chamber music. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: smaller forces does not necessarily mean less power. It means hearing professional musicians and their individual instruments more closely and more directly than in an orchestral setting; it means hearing all… Read more »

Programme Notes: American Life

From the beginning of Scottish Ensemble’s 2016/17 season, we will make programme notes available online so that audience members can access them in a larger text format or through audio description. If there are any other ways in which you would like to receive these programme notes, please get in touch on office@scottishensemble.co.uk or 0141… Read more »