Join Lisa Rourke, RSNO Sub-principal Viola and her fellow musicians as they follow the adventures of Tara the Tugboat on the River Clyde. With pirates, mermaids, and songs to sing along to, this family-friendly concert is perfect for young children.

Watch the BSL version of Tara the Tugboat by clicking on the link below

Watch the Makaton songs version of Tara the Tugboat by clicking on the link below

Take part in RSNO Challenges!

The RSNO Challenges are back with two very special Tara the Tugboat Challenges! Learn how to make your own outdoor art and musical instruments inspired by Tara and the concert.

Sing Along!

Sing along to 'What Shall We Do with a Grumpy Pirate' and 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' from Tara the Tugboat! Featuring singing from Lisa and Makaton from Helen.

Meet the Musicians

Say Hello to some familiar faces from the Orchestra, and find out all about their instruments.

Thank You

Tara the Tugboat was developed to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 2020. The RSNO gratefully acknowledges support from:

Alexander Moncur Charitable Trust
Balgay Children’s Society
Castansa Trust
Educational Institute of Scotland
Glasgow Educational and Marshall Trust
Hugh Fraser Foundation
KPE4 Charitable Trust
Marchus Trust
Murdoch Forrest Charitable Trust

New Park Educational Trust
Northwood Charitable Trust
R J Larg Charitable Trust
Robertson Trust
Stevenston Charitable Trust
Tillyloss Trust
Walter Scott Giving Group
Witherby Publishing Group Charitable Trust
Individual donors across Scotland

© Royal Scottish National Orchestra 2021