VACANCY: Chair of Finance and General Purposes Committee, Scottish Ensemble

Scottish Ensemble’s Board of Trustees is looking to appoint a new member of the Board who will also serve as Chair of the Finance and General Purposes Committee. The Chair of the Finance and General Purposes Committee plays a key governance role for Scottish Ensemble (SE). The Committee reviews SE management accounts and financial planning… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble annouce 2014/15 season

Scottish Ensemble Director Jonathan Morton

Today Scottish Ensemble announces its 2014/15 season, one that celebrates Jonathan Morton’s tenth as Artistic Director of one of Europe’s leading string orchestras. The season includes numerous festival appearances during summer 2014 including Edinburgh International Festival; concerts and City Residencies across six Scottish cities; a collaboration with internationally-renowned artist Toby Paterson which will bring 20th-century music, art and architecture together in an immersive audience experience;… Read more »

Scottish Ensemble’s 2013/14 season is here!

Our 2013/14 season takes audiences on a number of exciting musical journeys around Scotland and Europe; each programme is inspired by place and musical identity. The 2013/14 year includes four major tours in Scotland, four city residencies, concerts at London’s Wigmore Hall, lunchtime concerts, and chamber music performances. It also includes late-night gigs and a… Read more »

£10:11/12 Season gets under way

The Scottish Ensemble’s £10:11/12 Season begins this Sunday 23 October at The Music Hall in Aberdeen with further concerts in Inverness, Perth, Dundee and Edinburgh. Rising-star pianist Alasdair Beatson is joining the Ensemble to perform Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings with Scottish Ensemble Artistic Director Jonathan Morton. The Ensemble will also be performing Mendelssohn’s Capriccio and… Read more »

Launch of New Season

The Ensemble launched their new Season at Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh last night. Highlights include:  £10: 11/12 Season ticket deal for all main Season concerts; Alasdair Beatson, Alison Balsom and Lawrence Power continue their collaboration with the Ensemble; World première of a new work by rising star Luke Bedford; Scottish première of James MacMillan’s Seraph with Alison… Read more »

2010 – 2011 Season

Highlights include: • Pieter Wispelwey and Natalie Clein make their debut with the Ensemble in Scotland and London; • Side by Side with senior students from the RSAMD in Scotland and Royal Academy Soloists in London; • Four world premieres and one UK premiere, including works by Aulis Sallinen, Joe Cutler and James MacMillan; Full… Read more »