Forthcoming Concerts with the RSNO

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Ode to Joy

Ode to Joy

Beethoven’s Ode to Joy might be one of the most famous tunes of all time, but until you’ve heard it…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Ode to Joy

Ode to Joy

Beethoven’s Ode to Joy might be one of the most famous tunes of all time, but until you’ve heard it…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Schubert's Great C Major Symphony

Schubert's Great C Major Symphony

There's nothing in all music to compare with Schubert's mighty final symphony - a twenty-something genius throwing down a challence…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Classic FM Hall of Fame

Classic FM Hall of Fame

When a piece makes it into the Classic FM Hall of Fame, you can be sure of one thing –…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Classic FM Hall of Fame

Classic FM Hall of Fame

When a piece makes it into the Classic FM Hall of Fame, you can be sure of one thing –…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

RSNO Takeover 2016 - Concert

RSNO Takeover 2016 - Concert

An exciting opportunity to enjoy the culmination of the RSNO’s Takeover 2016. Over the course of two days, fifty pupils…

RSNO Centre, Glasgow

Alchemy: Happy End

Alchemy: Happy End

Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht are synonymous with the radical politics and cultural innovation of the Weimar Republic, most famously…

RSNO Centre, Glasgow

Peter & the Wolf Live

Peter & the Wolf Live

It’s a wolf-eats-duck world. But it’s a world in which little boys can find extraordinary courage and – with a…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Peter & the Wolf Live

Peter & the Wolf Live

It’s a wolf-eats-duck world. But it’s a world in which little boys can find extraordinary courage and – with a…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Notes From Scotland - Final 2016

Notes From Scotland - Final 2016

Notes From Scotland, the young composers competition from Scotland's National Orchestra is back for 2016. After last year's incredible final…

RSNO Centre, Glasgow

Chorus a Cappella

Chorus a Cappella

Singers from the RSNO Chorus and brand new RSNO Chorus Academy join forces for a special a cappella concert celebrating…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Edinburgh International Film Festival and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra are delighted to present the European Premiere of Steven Spielberg’s…

Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

0131 529 6000

EIF - The Apostles

EIF - The Apostles

Widely regarded as among Britain’s finest choral conductors, Edward Gardner directs one of the grandest works in the choral repertoire:…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Music at the Museum

Music at the Museum

Imagine a gala evening in the spectacular surroundings of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Now imagine that fabulous building resounding…

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

0141 353 8000

Music at the Museum

Music at the Museum

Imagine a gala evening in the spectacular surroundings of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Now imagine that fabulous building resounding…

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

0141 353 8000

Under the Skin of Rachmaninov

Under the Skin of Rachmaninov

Classical music isn’t really about white ties and spotlights. Tonight Peter Oundjian and the full Royal Scottish National Orchestra invite…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Benedetti Plays Tchaikovsky

Benedetti Plays Tchaikovsky

The start of a new season is always a big occasion, and for this one we’re bringing together our Music…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Benedetti Plays Tchaikovsky

Benedetti Plays Tchaikovsky

The start of a new season is always a big occasion, and for this one we’re bringing together our Music…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Schubert Octet

Schubert Octet

If chamber music is ‘the music of friends’, then Schubert’s Octet must be the happiest musical house-party of all time.…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Beethoven's Emperor Concerto

Beethoven's Emperor Concerto

Con brio means 'with brilliance', and that’s exactly what British pianist Paul Lewis will bring to Beethoven’s epic Emperor Concerto…

Caird Hall, Dundee

01382 434 940

Lewis Plays The Emperor

Lewis Plays The Emperor

Con brio means 'with brilliance', and that’s exactly what British pianist Paul Lewis will bring to Beethoven’s epic Emperor Concerto…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Lewis Plays The Emperor

Lewis Plays The Emperor

Con brio means 'with brilliance', and that’s exactly what British pianist Paul Lewis will bring to Beethoven’s epic Emperor Concerto…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Beethoven Seven

Beethoven Seven

“Breathtakingly supreme”: that’s how The Daily Telegraph described the playing of Dutch violinist Janine Jansen, so we’re thrilled to have…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Beethoven Seven

Beethoven Seven

“Breathtakingly supreme”: that’s how The Daily Telegraph described the playing of Dutch violinist Janine Jansen, so we’re thrilled to have…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Beethoven Seven

Beethoven Seven

Some pieces are classics for a reason, and from sweet, songful opening to dazzling finish, every note of Mendelssohn’s Violin…

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

01224 641122

Symphony, Soup and a Sandwich: Beethoven Eight

Symphony, Soup and a Sandwich: Beethoven Eight

There are no artificial additives in today’s lunchtime concert! The brilliant young British conductor Jamie Phillips (“electrifying” – The Arts…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Children's Classic Concerts: Owen and Olly's Beastly Bash

Children's Classic Concerts: Owen and Olly's Beastly Bash

Join mischief makers Owen and Olly and their filthsome friends from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for a hornswoggling Hallowe’en…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Rachmaninov Three

Rachmaninov Three

Deep in the Russian forests, a mysterious breeze stirs the waters. When guest conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen works his magic…

Caird Hall, Dundee

01382 434 940

Rachmaninov Three

Rachmaninov Three

Deep in the Russian forests, a mysterious breeze stirs the waters. When guest conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen works his magic…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Rachmaninov Three

Rachmaninov Three

Deep in the Russian forests, a mysterious breeze stirs the waters. When guest conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen works his magic…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Mahler One

Mahler One

Maher’s First Symphony begins with the creation of the world itself. From breathless opening to heaven-storming finish, it’s one of…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Mahler One

Mahler One

Maher’s First Symphony begins with the creation of the world itself. From breathless opening to heaven-storming finish, it’s one of…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Dvorák Cello Concerto

Dvorák Cello Concerto

For Dmitri Shostakovich, his Fifth Symphony wasn’t just a matter of life and death – it was more important than…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Dvorák Cello Concerto

Dvorák Cello Concerto

For Dmitri Shostakovich, his Fifth Symphony wasn’t just a matter of life and death – it was more important than…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Italian Strings

Italian Strings

“Sollima brought the house down” announced one critic after witnessing the phenomenon that is the Italian cellist Giovanni Sollima. “The…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

A St Andrew's Party

A St Andrew's Party

It isn’t a St Andrew’s Party unless fiddle legend Aly Bain and Phil “fastest fingers in the west” Cunningham are…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Verdi Requiem

Verdi Requiem

Drums thunder, trumpets blast, and a mighty chorus yells out in terror: Verdi’s Requiem isn’t exactly what you expect from…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Verdi Requiem

Verdi Requiem

Drums thunder, trumpets blast, and a mighty chorus yells out in terror: Verdi’s Requiem isn’t exactly what you expect from…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Vogt Plays Beethoven

Vogt Plays Beethoven

Few pianists understand Beethoven more profoundly than Lars Vogt, so we’re thrilled that he joins the Orchestra to perform Beethoven’s…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Vogt Plays Beethoven

Vogt Plays Beethoven

Few pianists understand Beethoven more profoundly than Lars Vogt, so we’re thrilled that he joins the Orchestra to perform Beethoven’s…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Children's Classic Concerts: Christmas Swingalong

Children's Classic Concerts: Christmas Swingalong

The RSNO Big Band join Owen and Olly as they swing on down to the Usher Hall to get you…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

The RSNO Christmas Concert

The RSNO Christmas Concert

We’re walking in the air…it isn’t Christmas until The Snowman has taken you on his magical journey through the winter…

Caird Hall, Dundee

01382 434 940

The RSNO Christmas Concert

The RSNO Christmas Concert

We’re walking in the air…it isn’t Christmas until The Snowman has taken you on his magical journey through the winter…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

The RSNO Christmas Concert

The RSNO Christmas Concert

We’re walking in the air…it isn’t Christmas until The Snowman has taken you on his magical journey through the winter…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

The RSNO Christmas Concert

The RSNO Christmas Concert

We’re walking in the air…it isn’t Christmas until The Snowman has taken you on his magical journey through the winter…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Handel's Messiah

Handel's Messiah

Handel’s Messiah is as much a part of the Christmas season as turkey, tinsel and the John Lewis advert. And…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

The Lark Ascending

The Lark Ascending

‘He rises and begins to round/ He drops the silver chain of sound…’ When The Lark Ascending takes to the…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

The Lark Ascending

The Lark Ascending

‘He rises and begins to round/ He drops the silver chain of sound…’ When The Lark Ascending takes to the…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Sibelius and Strauss Piano Quartets

Sibelius and Strauss Piano Quartets

Think Sibelius and Strauss, and you think epic orchestral blockbusters. The good news is that when they turned to chamber…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Tchaikovsky Four

Tchaikovsky Four

A savage fanfare, a sigh of despair: right from the very start of his Fourth Symphony, Tchaikovsky lays all his…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Tchaikovsky Four

Tchaikovsky Four

A savage fanfare, a sigh of despair: right from the very start of his Fourth Symphony, Tchaikovsky lays all his…

Caird Hall, Dundee

01382 434 940

Järvi’s 80th Birthday

Järvi’s 80th Birthday

Our Conductor Laureate Neeme Järvi isn't just an RSNO icon: he's got a worldwide reputation. So we're delighted that he's…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Järvi’s 80th Birthday

Järvi’s 80th Birthday

Our Conductor Laureate Neeme Järvi isn’t just an RSNO icon: he’s got a worldwide reputation. So we’re delighted that he’s…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

John Williams and Friends

John Williams and Friends

From sharks to spies, whether you’re swashbuckling with Indiana Jones or cycling though the air with a little alien who…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

John Williams and Friends

John Williams and Friends

From sharks to spies, whether you’re swashbuckling with Indiana Jones or cycling though the air with a little alien who…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

John Williams and Friends

John Williams and Friends

From sharks to spies, whether you’re swashbuckling with Indiana Jones or cycling though the air with a little alien who…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

John Williams and Friends

John Williams and Friends

From sharks to spies, whether you’re swashbuckling with Indiana Jones or cycling though the air with a little alien who…

Caird Hall, Dundee

01382 434 940

Beethoven’s Eroica

Beethoven’s Eroica

With two shattering chords, Ludwig van Beethoven blew the world of classical music wide open – and there’s still nothing…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Beethoven’s Eroica

Beethoven’s Eroica

With two shattering chords, Ludwig van Beethoven blew the world of classical music wide open – and there’s still nothing…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Beethoven’s Eroica

Beethoven’s Eroica

With two shattering chords, Ludwig van Beethoven blew the world of classical music wide open – and there’s still nothing…

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

01224 641122

Symphony, Soup and a Sandwich: Dvorák Six

Symphony, Soup and a Sandwich: Dvorák Six

There’s something spicy on the menu for lunch today. High in the mountains of Transylvania, a shepherd’s horn sounds –…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Benedetti Plays Brahms

Benedetti Plays Brahms

One of the greatest of all violin concertos, played by Nicola Benedetti and conducted by Peter Oundjian – when the…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Benedetti Plays Bruch

Benedetti Plays Bruch

Scotland’s best-loved violinist plays one of the world’s favourite violin concertos: when the RSNO goes on tour, it brings out…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Composers' Hub Workshop

Composers' Hub Workshop

Be there as we hear five brand new works written especially for the RSNO by the members of the RSNO’s…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Under the Skin of Beethoven

Under the Skin of Beethoven

“The world has many princes” said Ludwig van Beethoven. “But there is only one Beethoven!” Think of Beethoven and too…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Brahms Four

Brahms Four

Brahms’ Fourth begins with a sigh and ends with a tempest. Beethoven was Brahms’ hero and that meant playing for…

Caird Hall, Dundee

01382 434 940

Brahms Four

Brahms Four

Brahms’ Fourth begins with a sigh and ends with a tempest. Beethoven was Brahms’ hero and that meant playing for…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Brahms Four

Brahms Four

Brahms’ Fourth begins with a sigh and ends with a tempest. Beethoven was Brahms’ hero and that meant playing for…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Beethoven Quintet for Piano and Winds

Beethoven Quintet for Piano and Winds

All truly great musicians love to play chamber music – and the RSNO’s players are thrilled to be collaborating with…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Beethoven One

Beethoven One

Sibelius shakes his fist at tyranny – and gets banned. Beethoven begins his First Symphony with a forbidden chord –…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Beethoven One

Beethoven One

Sibelius shakes his fist at tyranny – and gets banned. Beethoven begins his First Symphony with a forbidden chord –…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Tchaikovsky's Pathétique

Tchaikovsky's Pathétique

The name’s misleading: Pathétique means ‘filled with emotion’. And from the tragic depths of its opening to its final, devastating…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Tchaikovsky's Pathétique

Tchaikovsky's Pathétique

The name’s misleading: Pathétique means ‘filled with emotion’. And from the tragic depths of its opening to its final, devastating…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

The name’s misleading: Pathétique means ‘filled with emotion’. And from the tragic depths of its opening to its final, devastating…

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

01224 641122

Brahms Three

Brahms Three

‘Free but Happy’ is the motto of Brahms’ Third Symphony – but it could go for the whole of this…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Brahms Three

Brahms Three

‘Free but Happy’ is the motto of Brahms’ Third Symphony – but it could go for the whole of this…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Delightful Strings

Delightful Strings

Good things come in small packages. Musicians make bad jokes about viola players, but they’re just jealous – because, as…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Symphony, Soup and a Sandwich: Dvorák Eight

Symphony, Soup and a Sandwich: Dvorák Eight

A quiet hymn, a flurry of birdsong and the whole orchestra leaps for joy. That’s how Dvorák opened his Eighth…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

A Night at the Ballet

A Night at the Ballet

Sleeping princesses, green-clawed ogres, star-crossed lovers and a bird with feathers of flame – when a composer puts on their…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Amadeus Live

Amadeus Live

Winner of eight Academy Awards®, four BAFTAs and four Golden Globes, Amadeus is more than just a classic period drama…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Amadeus Live

Amadeus Live

Winner of eight Academy Awards®, four BAFTAs and four Golden Globes, Amadeus is more than just a classic period drama…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Masters of the Bass

Masters of the Bass

The double bass might look like the daddy of the cello, but it has the soul of a nightingale. Put…

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Sibelius Five

Sibelius Five

“Today I saw 16 swans. God, what beauty!” Sibelius took a brief glimpse of wonder, and transformed it into the…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Sibelius Five

Sibelius Five

“Today I saw 16 swans. God, what beauty!” Sibelius took a brief glimpse of wonder, and transformed it into the…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000

Season Finale! Mahler Three

Season Finale! Mahler Three

Gustav Mahler's Third Symphony is one of the biggest ever written. Distant trumpets, children’s songs, glittering marches and serene mountain-top…

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

0131 228 1155

Season Finale! Mahler Three

Season Finale! Mahler Three

Gustav Mahler's Third Symphony is one of the biggest ever written. Distant trumpets, children’s songs, glittering marches and serene mountain-top…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

0141 353 8000