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  • Scottish Ensemble takes a new look at Les Illuminations

    SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE TAKES A NEW LOOK AT BRITTEN’ S LES ILLUMINATIONS22 – 25 October 2012 The Scottish Ensemble begins its year-long celebration of composer Benjamin Britten’s centenary with a fresh new look at Britten’s masterpiece Les Illuminations. Following in the unconventional spirit of...

  • Scottish Ensemble announces its 12 - 13 season

    Benjamin Britten’s centenary, cross art-form collaboration, pop-up performance in shopping centres and postcards from the future of music:SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE’S 2012-2013 SEASONThe Scottish Ensemble announces a radical new programme of events for season 12-13, designed to reach out beyond its traditional...

  • SE Inversion

    Press release For immediate release 13 April 2012SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE £10:11/12 SEASONSE INVERSIONTravelling against time16 – 21 April 2012Ligeti               RamificationsWebern           Five Movements for...

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  • Scottish Ensemble Tours to China

    20 March 2012 SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE TOURS TO CHINA The Scottish Ensemble, the UK’s only professional string orchestra, is travelling to China from 11 – 15 May for three performances of music for strings in Shanghai, Beijing and Lanzhou. While in China, the Ensemble will be taking part in the Meet in...

  • Luke Bedford Wins Ernst von Siemens Foundation Composers' Prize

    SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE COMMISSIONED COMPOSER WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD   Young Britishcomposer Luke Bedford has been named as one of three recipients of the prestigious Ernst von Siemens Foundation Composers' Prize 2012. From 17 - 23 February in cities across Scotland, the Scottish Ensemble will be giving the...

  • Scottish Ensemble Countdown to the Olympics

       February 2012 For immediate release SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE COUNTDOWN TO LONDON 2012 The Scottish Ensemble is teaming up with superstar trumpeter Alison Balsom to help begin the countdown to the London 2012 Olympics with concerts at Christ Church, Cockermouth, Cumbria on Saturday 3 March and at Hull...

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  • Sinfonia Concertante with Lawrence Power

    SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE £10:11/12 SEASON   SINFONIA CONCERTANTE With Lawrence Power, viola Fri 17 - Thu 23 February 2012 across Scotland Fri 24 February 2012 Wigmore Hall London (not part of £10:11/12 Season)   Haydn             ...

  • Scottish Ensemble with Alasdair Beatson 23 - 30 October 2011

      Read more about the Scottish Ensemble's tour with Alasdair Beatson to Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Perth, Inverness, Dundee and Wigmore Hall SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE £10:11/12 SEASON 23 – 30 October 2011 Stravinsky & Mendelssohn With Alasdair Beatson, piano   The Scottish Ensemble,...

  • Scottish Ensemble Candlelit Concerts

    Read more about our December Candlelit Concerts.  You can download our press release here.

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  • PRESS RELEASE - OCTOBER 2010

    PRESS RELEASE For immediate use   Virtuoso start to the Scottish Ensemble 2010 – 2011 Season   This autumn, the Scottish Ensemble consolidates its reputation for pushing musical boundaries and innovation, performing repertoire that stretches from the baroque to the contemporary, as well as...