Praise for Sinfonia Concertante

Our Sinfonia Concertante tour began on Friday 17 February with the world premiere of Luke Bedford’s Wonderful-Two Headed Nightingale. We had some great reviews in the press, and Luke’s piece has been going down well: The Herald  **** “Very rock ‘n’ roll” The Scotsman**** “Even the section [of  Symphony No. 44] Haydn chose to have played at his own funeral… Read more »

Luke Bedford wins Ernst von Siemens Foundation Composers' Prize

Composer Luke Bedford has been named as one of three recipients of the Ernst von Siemens Foundation Composers’ Prize 2012. The Scottish Ensemble has commissioned Luke to create a new work for the group as a companion piece to Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante and will be giving the première performances of the new piece -Wonderful Two-Headed… Read more »

Sinfonia Concertante begins Friday 17 February

The Scottish Ensemble is off on tour again next Friday 17 February withSinfonia Concertante – concerts which showcase the distinctive voice of the viola with violist Lawrence Power. We’ll be starting at Eden Court, Inverness where the world première of Luke Bedford’sMagnificent Two-Headed Nightingale will take place. We commissioned Luke to create a new companion piece to Mozart’sSinfonia… Read more »