Scottish Ensemble
Photo Credit: Joanne Green

  

 “The Musical Chemistry Centre-Stage was Electrifying.” - Kate Molleson, The Herald

“A thrilling succession of vivid, overlapping sonic impressions.” - Sue Wilson, The Scotsman

"If there's a different way of doing things, the Scottish Ensemble will find it." - The Scotsman


 


Following their successful US debut tour with Alison Balsom in Spring 2013, the Scottish Ensemble continues to redefine the string orchestra and returns to North America in Spring 2016 with bold programs inspired by folk and baroque, including premiere performances with Celtic duo of Chris Stout, fiddle and Catriona McKay, harp.

 
 
TOUR DATES: March 30 - April 17, 2016
 
 
POSSIBLE PROGRAMS
 
Option 1 - Czech / Folk
 
Antonin Dvorák - Waltz No. 2 in A minor, Op. 54
Chris Stout and Catriona McKay - Sunstone
Antonin Dvorák - Nocturne in B Major, Op.40
Sally Beamish - Seavaigers
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Josef Suk - Meditation on an old Bohemian Chorale
Antonín Dvorák - Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op.22
 
Option 2 - Vivaldi / folk / Dvorak
 
Antonio Vivaldi - Violin Concerto in E-flat Major, RV 253, “La tempesta di mare
Sally Beamish - Seavaigers
Chris Stout and Catriona McKay - Sunstone
*******
Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Four Violins in E minor, RV 550
Antonin Dvorák - Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op.22
 
Option 3 - Czech baroque / Folk
 
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber - Battalia à 10
Sally Beamish - Seavaigers
Chris Stout and Catriona McKay - Sunstone
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Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber - Sonata Tam Aris Quam Aulis Servientes
Antonín Dvorák - Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op.22
 
 
 

 

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