Merry Christmas!

From all of the Scottish Ensemble team, we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy 2013 when it comes! If you’re struggling to get into the festive spirit, take a look through some photos from our recent December Tour to relive the Christmas concerts. The Scottish Ensemble office will close on the… Read more »

Big Give Thank You

The Scottish Ensemble would like to say a massive thank you to the many supporters who rose to the occasion and donated towards The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2012! Thanks to the generous response from so many, the Scottish Ensemble is on track for its biggest, most important international tour to date. The ensemble players, along with Alison Balsom,… Read more »

December Tour 2012

December 2012 saw the Scottish Ensemble perform our annual concerts by candlelight in Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth, Aberdeen and Inverness.  The programme included Britten’sVariations on a Theme of Frank Bridge and Bach’s iconic Goldberg Variations arranged for string orchestra by Dmitry Sitkovetsky.  The second instalment of Martin Suckling’s Musical Postcards,  Mr Jonathan Morton, His Ground was also premiered during the December Tour.  Martin… Read more »

Big Give Christmas Challenge 2012

There is now less than one week to go until The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2012 begins!  We’re taking part in this special online challenge in order to help us reach our our fundraising target for ourUSA Tour in April 2013. In our biggest international tour ever, the Ensemble will be joined by guest soloist, trumpeter Alison Balsom, to play 11… Read more »