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No Mean Festivity – Taggart Star Tells Seasonal Tale

Award-winning actor Blythe Duff narrates Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman for this season’s RSNO’s Christmas Concerts Blythe Duff, famed globally for her portrayal of Detective Inspector Jackie Reid in Scottish Television’s police drama Taggart, will join the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) in December, narrating the classic story of Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman, as part of […]

School children collaborate on cultural commemoration

Primary pupils create art and music to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of WW1 On Friday 24 October over one hundred and twenty primary school children from the Glasgow area joined Scottish and Canadian orchestral musicians at the city’s Riverside Museum in a cultural commemoration of the First and Second World Wars. Musicians […]

Families invited to The Monsters’ Ball

Children’s Classic Concerts (CCC) and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) present a Strictly Spooktacular opening to their new season of family concerts Both the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, will be transformed into spooky ballrooms the November, as the RSNO performs a spine-tingling selection of spectacular classics at the latest […]

RSNO appoints new Chorus Director

Gregory Batsleer will take up the post of RSNO Chorus Director from January 2015 The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) has appointed Gregory Batsleer as its new Chorus Director, succeeding Timothy Dean, who stood down from the post at the end of last Season. Gregory will join the RSNO at the beginning of 2015. Gregory […]

Alchemy: Scotland’s new New Music Ensemble

RSNO’s new contemporary music group to challenge the nature of conductor, performer and composer This September the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) launches RSNO Alchemy, a new music ensemble, developed in conjunction with composer/conductor Peter Wiegold, with a mission to explore new works, methods of performance, improvisation and collaboration. RSNO Alchemy will work with contemporary […]

Brewin Dolphin supports Orchestra’s Museum Concert Series

UK Wealth Management group proud to sponsor RSNO’s September Kelvingrove Art Gallery concerts Brewin Dolphin, one of the UK’s leading providers of personalised wealth management services, has joined as title sponsor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra’s Kelvingrove concert series for 2014. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which houses one of Europe’s great civic art […]

Commonwealth gold medallist conducts Orchestra at Glasgow Airport

Scottish Judo Champion Sarah Clark led Scotland’s national orchestra and chorus for a performance of Flower of Scotland Sarah Clark, who won one of Scotland’s first gold medals at this year’s Commonwealth Games, led the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) and members of the RSNO Chorus in a rendition of The Corries’ Flower of Scotland […]