“Great fun for the audience” – very few new pieces of music are reviewed like that, but  H.K.Gruber’s Busking is a trumpet concerto unlike any you will have heard before, and it does leave its audiences cheering. Virtuoso Håkan Hardenberger plays multiple instruments in it, while banjo and accordion join the ranks of the orchestra to
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An ‘American Road trip’ including pieces by two of the most admired younger generation of American composers: the UK premiere of Nico Muhly’s Violin Concerto and Bryce Dessner’s Ornament and Crime. Pekka Kuusisto plays and directs. Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews.

An ‘American Road trip’ including pieces by two of the most admired younger generation of American composers: the UK premiere of Nico Muhly’s Violin Concerto and Bryce Dessner’s Ornament and Crime. Pekka Kuusisto plays and directs. Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh

An ‘American Road trip’ including pieces by two of the most admired younger generation of American composers: the UK premiere of Nico Muhly’s Violin Concerto and Bryce Dessner’s Ornament and Crime. Pekka Kuusisto plays and directs. Glasgow City Halls.

SCO Associate Composer Helen Grime’s new Percussion Concerto is given its Scottish premiere by soloist Colin Currie. Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh