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Scottish Chamber Orchestra 1
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Robin Ticciati, Conductor

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Scottish Chamber Orchestra 2
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Robin Ticciati, Conductor

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Colburn Orchestra
Salonen, Nyx
Barber, Violin Concerto, Op.14
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
Simone Porter, Violin
The Colburn Orchestra
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Tue 21 Aug at 20:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Dvořák's Requiem
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Dvořák, Requiem, Op.89
Kateřina Kněžíková, Soprano
Elisabeth Kulman, Mezzo-soprano
Pavel Černoch, Tenor
Jan Martiník, Bass
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor

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Des canyons aux étoiles...
Messiaen, Des Canyons aux étoiles
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 1
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite (1919)
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Schumann, Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op.61
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, Conductor

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 2
Berio, John Corigliano & John Williams, Bernstein Birthday Bouquet
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, Conductor

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Mahler's Eighth Symphony
Mahler, Symphony no. 8 in E flat major "Symphony of a Thousand"
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
National Girls Choir NYCoS
Lise Lindstrom, Soprano
Ida Falk Winland, Soprano
Hanna Husáhr, Soprano
Karen Cargill, Mezzo-soprano
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Contralto
Simon O'Neill, Tenor
Christopher Maltman, Baritone
Shenyang, Bass-baritone
Sun 23 Sep at 15:00

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‘Rhapsody in Blue’ in Edinburgh
‘Rhapsody in Blue’ in Edinburgh
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Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Thomas, Brio
Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
Bernstein, Songfest
Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor
Nadine Sierra, Soprano
Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-soprano
Michèle Losier, Mezzo-soprano
Paul Appleby, Tenor
Nmon Ford, Baritone
Musa Ngqungwana, Bass
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Thu 27 Sep at 19:30

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Vilde Frang plays Beethoven Violin Concerto
Nielsen, Helios, overture, Op.17
Sibelius, Symphony no. 3 in C major, Op.52
Beethoven, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61
Vilde Frang, Violin
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Enrique Mazzola, Conductor
Fri 5 Oct at 19:30

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Søndergård conducts Mahler Five
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Wennäkoski, Flounce (Scottish premiere)
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.19
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, Piano
Thu 11 Oct at 19:30

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Haydn's Season with SCO Chorus
Haydn, The Seasons (Die Jahreszeiten) Hob XXI:3
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Lucy Crowe, Soprano
Neal Davies, Bass
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorus
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Bernard Labadie, Conductor
Fri 12 Oct at 19:30

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Søndergård Conducts Rachmaninov One
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Grieg, Peer Gynt (Selection)
Ravel, Shéhérazade
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 1 in D minor, Op.13
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Catriona Morison, Mezzo-soprano
Fri 19 Oct at 19:30

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The Three-Cornered Hat
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Ortiz, Hominum (Scottish première)
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Falla, The Three-Cornered Hat
Carlos Miguel Prieto, Conductor
Ana Gabriella Schwedhelm, Soprano
Sun 28 Oct at 15:00

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Tonkünstler Orchestra in Edinburgh
Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Angela Hewitt, Piano
Tonkünstler Orchestra
Yutaka Sado, Conductor
Fri 2 Nov at 19:30

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Chan Conducts Rachmaninov
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Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Chopin, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F minor, Op.21
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
Elim Chan, Conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
Fri 9 Nov at 19:30

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Søndergård Conducts Poulenc's Gloria
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Prokofiev, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Johnston, All Those Men Who Marched Away
Poulenc, Gloria
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Alexander Gavrylyuk, Piano
Elin Rombo, Soprano
RSNO Chorus
Glasgow Cambiata
Fri 16 Nov at 19:30

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Varèse Sarabande 40th Anniversary Concert
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Goldsmith, Theme music from Alien
Bernstein, Film Music from To Kill A Mockingbird
North, Theme from Spartacus: Suite
Djawadi, Game of Thrones
Silvestri, Theme from Back to the Future
Davis, Film music from The Matrix
Silvestri, Film music from The Abyss
Fiedel, Terminator 2: Main Title
Jones, Film music from Last of the Mohicans
Arnold, Theme from Stargate
Diego Navarro, Conductor
Sara Andon, Flute
RSNO Chorus
Sun 18 Nov at 16:00

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Sunday Classics: War Horse
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Sutton, Music for War Horse
Thu 22 Nov at 19:30

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Chamayou plays Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 4
Mendelssohn, The Fair Melusina, overture in F major, Op.32
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Schumann, Symphony no. 4 in D minor, Op.120 (1851 version)
Bertrand Chamayou, Piano
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Emmanuel Krivine, Conductor
Fri 23 Nov at 19:30

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Søndergård's Guide to the Orchestra
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Britten, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34
Winner of RSNO Composers' Hub 17:18, New work (world première)
Poulenc, Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D minor, Op.61
Carpenter, Ghost Songs (world première)
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Christina Naughton, Piano
Michelle Naughton, Piano
RSNO Junior Chorus
Fri 30 Nov at 19:30

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Anne-Sophie Mutter in Concert
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Penderecki, Violin Concerto no. 2 "Metamorphosen"
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Krzysztof Penderecki, Conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin
Fri 14 Dec at 19:30

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Søndergård Conducts The Nutcracker
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Prokofiev, Winter Bonfire, Op.122
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: excerpts
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Johannes Moser, Cello
RSNO Junior Chorus
Fri 21 Dec at 19:30

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Christmas Concert
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Blake, The Snowman
Matthew Hamilton, Conductor
RSNO Chorus
RSNO Junior Chorus
Jamie MacDougall, Presenter
Tue 1 Jan 2019 at 15:00

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New Year Gala Concert
Smetana, The Bartered Bride: overture
Smetana, Bartered Bride, The: Bohemian Dances
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 5 in A major, Op.46 no.5
Dvořák, Slavonic Dance no. 15 in C major, Op.72 no.7
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Strauss I, Radetzky March, Op.228
Strauss II, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Op.214
Stephanie Gonley, Violin
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Duncan Ward, Conductor
Fri 25 Jan 2019 at 19:30

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Sci-Fi Spectacular!
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North, Film music from 2001: A Space Odyssey
Williams, Film music from Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Horner, Theme from Avatar
Goldsmith, Theme music from Alien
Williams, Film music from Star Wars
Goldsmith, Film Music from Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Anthony Weeden, Conductor
Tom Redmond, Presenter
Fri 1 Feb 2019 at 19:30

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Søndergård Conducts Bruckner Four
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Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major: Adagio
Bruckner, Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic", WAB 104
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Fri 8 Feb 2019 at 19:30

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Søndergård and Benedetti
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Adès, Powder Her Face: dances
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture (arr. Robert Russell Bennett)
Marsalis, Violin Concerto (Scottish première)
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Fri 15 Feb 2019 at 19:30

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Chan Conducts Romeo and Juliet
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Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 1, Op.64bis
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 2, Op.64ter
Elim Chan, Conductor
Lukáš Vondrácek, Piano
Fri 22 Feb 2019 at 19:30

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Norrington Conducts Schumann
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Schumann, Symphony no. 4 in D minor, Op.120
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 4 in D major, K218
Schumann, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major 'Rhenish', Op.97
Sir Roger Norrington, Conductor
Francesca Dego, Violin
Fri 1 Mar 2019 at 19:30

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Dvorák's New World Symphony
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Mathias, Requiescat
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Gilbert Varga, Conductor
Kristóf Baráti, Violin
Fri 8 Mar 2019 at 19:30

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Carmina Burana
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Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Orff, Carmina Burana
Kensho Watanabe, Conductor
Can Çakmur, Piano
Fflur Wyn, Soprano
Adrian Dwyer, Tenor
Stephen Gadd, Baritone
RSNO Chorus
RSNO Junior Chorus
Thu 14 Mar 2019 at 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Swensen conducts Sibelius Symphony nos. 6 & 7
Beethoven, Coriolan overture, Op.62
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.19
Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Paul Lewis, Piano
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Joseph Swensen, Conductor
Fri 15 Mar 2019 at 19:30

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The Music of Harry Potter
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Williams, Film music from Harry Potter
Richard Kaufman, Conductor
Fri 22 Mar 2019 at 19:30

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Søndergård Conducts Prokofiev
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Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Olga Kern, Piano
Thu 4 Apr 2019 at 19:30

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Benedetti plays Mozart
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, "Strassburg", K216
Mozart, Symphony no. 35 in D major, K385 "Haffner”
Clyne, Within her Arms
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Nicola Benedetti, Violin, Director
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, Violin, Director
Fri 12 Apr 2019 at 19:30

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Presenting: NYOS 40th Anniversary Concert
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Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op.30
Elim Chan, Conductor
Steven Osborne, Piano
NYOS Symphony Orchestra
Tue 16 Apr 2019 at 19:30

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Silvano (concert performance)
Silvano (concert performance)
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Mascagni, Silvano (in concert)
Stuart Stratford, Conductor
Emma Bell, Matilde
The Orchestra of Scottish Opera
Scottish Opera Chorus
Fri 26 Apr 2019 at 19:30

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The Music of John Williams
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Williams, Film music from Schindler's List
Williams, Film music from Jurassic Park
Williams, Film music from E.T.
Williams, Film music from Raiders of the Lost Ark
Williams, Film music from Memoirs of a Geisha
Richard Kaufman, Conductor
Johannes Moser, Cello
Fri 3 May 2019 at 19:30

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Beethoven Five
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Beethoven, Coriolan overture, Op.62
Mozart, Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K299 (K297c)
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Nathalie Stutzmann, Conductor
Katherine Bryan, Flute
Pippa Tunnell, Harp
Thu 9 May 2019 at 19:30

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Berlioz Symphonie fantastique & Fauré Requiem
Fauré, Requiem, Op.48
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Rudolf Rosen, Bass-baritone
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorus
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Emmanuel Krivine, Conductor
Fri 10 May 2019 at 19:30

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Søndergård Conducts Mahler Six
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Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 23 in A major, K488
Mahler, Symphony no. 6 in A minor "Tragic"
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Ingrid Fliter, Piano
Fri 17 May 2019 at 19:30

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Chan Conducts The Enigma Variations
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Lam, Endless Forms (Scottish première)
Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Elim Chan, Conductor
Benjamin Beilman, Violin
Tue 21 May 2019 at 19:30

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Aida
Verdi, Aida (Concert Staging)
Sir Richard Armstrong, Conductor
Annabel Arden, Director
Joanna Parker, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Rafael Rojas, Radamès
Eric Greene, Amonasro
Orchestra of Opera North
Chorus of Opera North
Fri 24 May 2019 at 19:30

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Back to the Future in Concert
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Silvestri, Film music from Back to the future
Neil Thomson, Conductor
Fri 31 May 2019 at 19:30

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Søndergård Conducts Belshazzar's Feast
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Sibelius, Belsazars gästabud (Belshazzar's Feast), suite for orchestra, Op.51
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Walton, Belshazzar's Feast
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor
Truls Mørk, Cello
Anthony Clark Evans, Baritone
RSNO Chorus
Sun 16 Jun 2019 at 15:00

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

The Planets – An HD Odyssey
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Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30: Introduction, or Sunrise
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Adams, Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92: Allegretto
Williams, Film music from Star Wars
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
Ben Palmer, Conductor
Sopranos and Altos of the RSNO Chorus