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Daniel wins the ultimate prize - a trolley dash in a toy shop!

8 year old music fan Daniel Rea is set to experience every child's dream - a trolley dash in a toy shop, picking up prizes of all shapes and sizes. The talented youngster entered the annual Children's Classic Concerts' costume competition, sponsored by A1 Toys, at their Ghost Train concert, performed by the Royal Scottish […]

Andrei Ioniță makes RSNO debut in place of indisposed Jan Vogler

Romanian cellist and BBC New Generation Artist Andrei Ioniță will make his debut with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) this week as a last-minute replacement for RSNO Artist-in-Residence Jan Vogler, who is unwell. In an unchanged programme, Ioniță will perform Robert Schumann's Cello Concerto with the RSNO to audiences at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh […]

Brief Encounter with live Orchestra

Classic forbidden love story to be screened with live symphonic accompaniment Next week, the 1945 British romantic drama Brief Encounter, based on a screenplay by Noël Coward and directed by David Lean, will be screened to audiences in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow complete with a live orchestral score. Dirk Brossé conducts the Royal Scottish National […]

A First for The Last Jedi Soundtrack

  Scotland's national orchestra  will be first outside the USA to perform new movie music live   The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) will be one of the first orchestras to perform the music of the latest Star Wars film The Last Jedi live next month, when it celebrates the canon of music associated with […]

Two New Year appointments to the RSNO

Scotland's national orchestra recruit new Principal Timpani and Associate Principal Bassoon The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) has appointed Paul Philbert as its new Principal Timpani and Luis Eisen as Associate Principal Bassoon. London-born Philbert, who studied at Purcell School and Trinity College of Music, joins from the Orchestra of Opera North where he has […]

Costa Pilavachi joins the RSNO

Former Senior Vice-President of Universal Music co-opted to Scotland's national orchestra Board of Directors Costa Pilavachi, one of the most influential figures in the world of classical music, has joined the Board of Directors of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO). Costa Pilavachi began his career in the recording industry as Vice-President, Artist and Repertoire […]

CBBC star Millie narrates The Snowman

Millie Inbetween actor Millie Innes makes her RSNO debut telling Briggs' festive tale The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) will be joined by star of the CBBC comedy series Millie Inbetween for its annual Christmas Concerts this Season, coming to Perth, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. BAFTA Nominated Millie Innes, who recently celebrated her 17th birthday, […]

Award-winning vocalists join Phil and Aly for St Andrew's Party

Scots Singer of the Year award winner Emily Smith and BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Josie Duncan join Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain for RSNO performance on Saturday Scottish traditional music icons Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain invite friends including multiple award-winning singer Emily Smith and 2017 winner of BBC Radio 2's Young Folk […]

New members for RSNO Board of Directors

Four new members have been appointed to the Royal Scottish National Orchestra's (RSNO) Board of Directors. Jane Wood, Gurjit Singh Lalli, Neil McLennan and Hugh Bruce-Watt were co-opted to the RSNO Board of Directors at the organisation's meeting last month. Through securing leaders in their respective fields, the RSNO will strengthen its understanding of and […]

Remembrance-themed work receives World Premiere

UK composer Daniel Kidane's Zulu receives its first performances as part of the RSNO's Remembrance Week concerts, in partnership with Poppyscotland British composer Daniel Kidane will have his latest work premiered by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) in Edinburgh and Glasgow, as part of a programme to mark Remembrance Week. Zulu, by Guildhall School […]