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RSNO announces winners of emerging composers’ programme Composers’ Hub

  Today the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) announces the winners of its prestigious programme for emerging composers, Composers’ Hub. Jasper Dommett is named overall winner of the 2020:21 cohort, while Carlijn Metselaar was the overall winner from the 2019:20 programme. Both winners composed works for full orchestra, with Jasper’s piece Dreams of Isolation, exploring […]

RSNO launches digital Summer Camp for children to enjoy across the school holidays

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) is set to launch a special digital Summer Camp for children and families to enjoy across the school holidays. Running for six weeks throughout July and August, the programme will include entertaining and educational musical activities, fun challenges, and concert experiences suitable for children of all ages to enjoy […]

RSNO at Edinburgh International Festival

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) makes its return to the Edinburgh International Festival this summer, with a bumper nine performances across August. Events see the Orchestra reunite with RSNO Music Director Thomas Søndergård, Principal Guest Conductor Elim Chan, and partner with internationally renowned musicians including conductors Valery Gergiev and Sir Andrew Davies, cellist Sol […]

Royal Scottish National Orchestra Pops Up across Scotland

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) is set to take to the road this summer with a series of pop-up concerts marking its return to live public performances with events for Scotland’s communities. Ensembles of RSNO players will tour to destinations across Scotland, visiting primary schools, community centres, hospitals, care-homes, and public spaces, from June […]

RSNO appoints new Director of Learning and Engagement

Royal Scottish National Orchestra welcomes Andy Stevenson to lead education and community programmes. The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) has made a significant new appointment to further develop its learning and engagement capacity throughout Scotland. Andy Stevenson will join the organisation on 17 May 2021. Andy is committed to closing the gap in music provision […]