The partnership between Sir James MacMillan and the SCO goes back decades and has resulted in many remarkable new works. None has taken the world so much by storm as the percussion concerto Veni, Veni, Emmanuel. It has been performed hundreds of times since its 1992 premiere and remains a thrilling experience live: a superb, celebratory
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Jonathan Dove’s concertos are often more than they seem, for example, his flute concerto The Magic Flute Dances imagines the life of the magic flute after the end of Mozart’s eponymous opera. His new Accordion Concerto promises to be a fitting tribute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, drawing influences from his love of Orkney. Max had been
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PLUG Festival is all about showcasing original compositions by the students of The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Red Note will be playing new works by: Amit Anand, Stuart Bramwell, Crystalla, Thomas Donnelly, William James Alexander Parker, Lisa Robertson, Stuart Rynn & Gillian Walker.