On 3rd March in Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra perform a programme of classics with Bach, Mozart and Beethoven, kindly sponsored by Capital Document Solutions.
The internationally celebrated Scottish Chamber Orchestra is made up of a unique collection of talented musicians who inspire and connect with people of all ages. The SCO aims to provide as many opportunities as possible for people to hear their music, performing regularly at local Scottish venues as well as touring the world as proud ambassadors for Scottish cultural excellence.
SCO Associate Artist Alexander Janiczek is widely respected for his deeply felt musicianship and intellectual insights, while Welsh pianist Llŷr Williams has been acclaimed worldwide for his searching, sometimes provocative performances of Beethoven. Together they continue their survey of Mozart and Beethoven concertos with the SCO in this concert, performing Mozart’s vivacious Second Violin Concerto and Beethoven’s sublime Fourth Piano Concerto, the most lyrical of his keyboard concertos. Janiczek opens the concert with a seldom heard but sparkling early Symphony by CPE Bach, JS Bach’s most pioneering son.
Capital sponsor two concerts in each SCO Season, this Season having already sponsored the highly successful concert in St Andrews.
World-renowned British cellist Steven Isserlis performed Schumann’s expressive Cello Concerto, conducted by Robin Ticciati, of which the Scotsman commented “a true highlight of the orchestra’s whole season” and the Herald called it a “spellbinding, intellectual and soulful performance with Robin Ticciati and his SCO musicians in scrupulously-responsive form”.
Images courtesy of Scottish Chamber Orchestra