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Final details: 20th-Century Perspectives

Full Event Details: 20th-Century Perspectives: City Spaces & Strings Friday 12 & Saturday 13 September 2014, 6.30pm Our collaboration with artist Toby Paterson - 20th-Century Perspectives: City Spaces & Strings will take place inside an abandoned section of the Anderston Centre. As the venue is not a...

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Venue for 20th-Century Perspectives Announced as Anderston Centre

Today Scottish Ensemble announces the venue for its ambitious collaboration with visual artist Toby Paterson as the Anderston Centre. Designed by Richard Seifert and completed in 1972 it is an important Glasgow Modernist landmark. The building was a key part of the city’s urban renewal project during the...

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Marketing & Communications Manager

Fixed term 6-month contract, with the possibility for extension The Scottish Ensemble (SE) is looking to recruit a self-motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual to join its team as Marketing & Communications Manager.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in...

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SE Chief Executive to take up key leadership post at Sage Gateshead

Scottish Ensemble (SE) announces today that Thorben Dittes will leave SE in September 2014, following his appointment as Director, Royal Northern Sinfonia and Classical Music Programme at Sage Gateshead. His leadership of the organisation has been marked by significant achievements over the last four years. The...

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Sarah Connolly & Commonwealth Strings

International superstar mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly has been announced as the soloist for our upcoming appearance at the Edinburgh International Festival. She will be performing with us in a new work - Relict Furies - by New Zealand composer Gareth Farr. The work marks the centenary of WW1 and pays tribute to the...

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Scottish Ensemble annouce 2014/15 season

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...

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Commonwealth Strings

To mark the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the Scottish Ensemble, Royal Overseas League Arts and Edinburgh International Festival are collaborating on a strings project which will highlight the rich wealth of young classical talent from Commonwealth countries.  This project will feature prominently at EIF in...

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Seavaigers at Spitalfields Festival and RWCMD

We’re delighted to announce that our genre-defying collaboration with fiddler Chris Stout and harpist Catriona McKay will appear at the 2014 Spitalfields Festival and at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.At the heart of the collaboration is Seavaigers by Sally Beamish. This double concerto for fiddle...

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Love and War in Bohemia and special appearances

The van is packed and we’re ready for our next Scottish Ensemble tour. Our Love and War in Bohemia programme is coming to Inverness (21 Feb), Dundee (22 Feb), Glasgow (23 Feb), Edinburgh (24 Feb), and London (26 Feb). We’re looking forward to working again with the stunning mezzo soprano Sophie Harmsen in...

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Hello 2014

Happy New Year from all at SE! We ended 2013 with packed houses during our December Nordic Nights ‘Concerts by Candlelight’ tour. We enjoyed ***** and **** reviews (to view click here) and some great feedback from our audiences, which was captured in our annual audience survey. 2013 also saw SE perform...

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