Seraph – new Alison Balsom CD release

featuring the Scottish Ensemble Following the tremendous success of Alison Balsom’s Italian Concertos disc, which was EMI Classics best-selling record of 2010, the superstar trumpeter’s latest release was announced today. Seraph – Trumpet Concertos, which features four works by 20th and 21st-century composers, is Balsom’s sixth recording with EMI Classics. The title work, Seraph, is dedicated to Alison by the composer, James MacMillan. Seraph was… Read more »

Latest Reviews – December 2011

You can browse some of the latest reviews from our Baltic Renaissance tour here. The atmospheric venues and haunting, powerful music made for an unusual festive experience.  The Baltic countries are home to some of today’s most exceptional composers and these concerts offered a flavour of each state, as well as the drama and poise of… Read more »

Christmas with a twist…

You’ll be able to catch the Scottish Ensemble’s annual Christmas concerts with a twist from next Tuesday, 6 December 2011 until Sunday 11 December. Continuing what has become a favourite annual tradition for many of our audience our festive concerts performed by flickering candlelight are the perfect reflective and atmospheric alternative to the usual Christmas… Read more »