Festive Gift Guide: Give the gift of music this Holiday Season Posted Wed 1 December 2021
With not long to go until Christmas, we’ve put together a gift guide of musical treats perfect for your loved ones – you may even want to add some of these to your own list for Santa!
For the experience seeker: Sheku Kanneh-Mason Plays Shostakovich
Edinburgh: Friday 4 March 2022, 7.30pm
Glasgow: Saturday 5 March 2022, 7.30pm
Extraordinary talent, Sheku Kanneh-Mason makes his RSNO debut with Shostakovich’s Second Cello Concerto, conducted by Principal Guest Conductor, Elim Chan – you don’t want to miss this!
For the film buff: John Williams Birthday Celebration
Edinburgh: Friday 11 February 2022, 7.30pm
Glasgow: Saturday 12 February 2022, 7.30pm
A full-scale symphonic tribute to the great film composer John Williams. Join us as we celebrate his 90th birthday with iconic scores including Star Wars, Superman, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jaws, Schindler’s List and more.
For the person who likes something a bit different: Nicola Benedetti Plays Simpson
Edinburgh: Friday 27 May 2022, 7.30pm
Glasgow: Saturday 28 May 2022, 7.30pm
Join GRAMMY-award winning violinist Nicola Benedetti as she performs the Scottish Premiere of Mark Simpson’s flamboyant, sensuous new Violin Concerto – a piece that was met with unanimous critical acclaim at its world premiere in June 2021.
For the Beethoven fan: Steven Osborne Plays Beethoven
Dundee: Thursday 3 February 2022, 7.30pm
Edinburgh: Friday 4 February 2022, 7.30pm
Glasgow: Saturday 5 February 2022, 7.30pm
We celebrate the sheer joy of making music with friends as RSNO Leader Sharon Roffman directs Beethoven’s Symphony No4 and Piano Concerto No4 with RSNO favourite, pianist Steven Osborne.
For the person that (seemingly) has everything: RSNO Circle Membership
Give the gift of a musical community with a membership to the RSNO Circle – a group that enjoys behind-the-scenes experiences with Scotland’s National Orchestra.
A special stocking filler: Plant a tree in our grove
For just £6, give a little back to the environment by planting a tree in our grove. Situated in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands, our grove will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.