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Orchestras

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Peter Oundjian, Music Director
Thomas Søndergård, Music Director
Olga Kern, Piano Soloist
Sandy Cameron, Violin Soloist

"[The RSNO gave a] performance of extraordinary acuity, meticulous pacing, tremendous balancing, and stunning understanding...It was a complete entity, and gave this listener one of the greatest musical experiences of his life."
Michael Tumelty, The Glagow Herald

"...Under conductor Peter Oundjian, [the RSNO] conjured a magical evening... Oundjian’s Strauss waltzes were wonderfully charismatic – full of grand sweeps, yet sharply etched with authentically Viennese touches. His syrupy-smooth Die Fledermaus Overture was truly a summons to the ball, and his Blue Danube gracefully poignant. Oundjian was touchingly faithful to the idiom, and the orchestra responded with elegance and bite."
David Kettle, The Scotsman

About

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is Scotland’s national symphonic ensemble and is one of the country’s five National Performing Companies. Formed in 1891 as the Scottish Orchestra, the company became the Scottish National Orchestra in 1950, and was awarded Royal Patronage in 1991. Throughout its history, the Orchestra has played an integral part in Scotland’s musical life, including performing at the opening ceremony of the Scottish Parliament building in 2004. Many renowned conductors have contributed to its success, including George Szell, Sir John Barbirolli, Walter Susskind, Sir Alexander Gibson . . .

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