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Venue: Usher Hall, Edinburgh

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United Kingdom
Google maps55° 56' 49.766" N 3° 12' 17.859" W
August 2020
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Beethoven, Capperauld
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Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Thomas Søndergård; Midori

EdinburghShostakovich Five

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Lyadov, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Carlos Miguel Prieto; Boris Giltburg

EdinburghThe Rite of Spring

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Widmann, Fennessy, Stravinsky
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Elim Chan; Jörg Widmann

EdinburghBeethoven’s Pastoral

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Sir Roger Norrington; Francesca Dego

EdinburghBeethoven Five

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Wagner, Beethoven
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Thomas Søndergård; Karen Cargill

EdinburghSibelius Five

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Mendelssohn, Glanert, Armstrong, Sibelius
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Ryan Bancroft; Midori
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Thomas Søndergård © Andy Buchanan

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Emelyanychev leads the home fixture in the SCO's Beethoven cycle

Maxim Emelyanchev © Jean-Baptiste Millot
Part three of their anniversary symphony cycle sees their Principal Conductor lead the SCO with energy and drama.
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Alma and Gustav Mahler side by side with the SCO

Kensho Watanabe © David Debalko

Mr and Mrs: The Scottish Chamber Orchestra with Kensho Watanabe explore Alma Mahler’s early songs and Gustav Mahler’s sunny Fourth Symphony with Karen Cargill.

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Christian Reif makes impressive RSNO debut

Christian Reif © Stefan Cohen

Nicola Benedetti and the RSNO in a dramatic performance of Sibelius, with popular Shostakovich and Mussorgsky, an impressive RSNO debut for conductor Christian Reif.

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Andrew Manze © Benjamin Ealovega
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"Last" works from Mozart and Tchaikovsky in Edinburgh

Thomas Søndergård © Andy Buchanan
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SCO's Beethoven anniversary cycle begins in Edinburgh

Kevin John Edusei © Marco Borggreve
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Neeme Järvi © Simon van Boxtel

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