SNJO / MAKOTO OZONE: JEUNEHOMME – 5* Review11 August 2015***** JEUNEHOMME: Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto No. 9 K-271 Audacious isn’t the word for last year’s venture by the SNJO when, working on the premise that young Wolfgang Amadeus was as much an improviser as he was an inventive pianist and […]
Review ‘Jeunehomme’ – Mozart’s 9th Piano Concerto24 July 2015“SNJO/Makoto Ozone: Jeunehomme review – a clever and sympathetic crossover project.” Mozart was 21 when he wrote the K271 Jeunehomme piano concerto, and some connoisseurs consider it his first masterpiece. But if the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra are daunted by its prestige and […]
Kurt Elling for Sage Gateshead!19 May 2015This Wednesday, May 20, there is only one place to be – Sage Gateshead. Kurt Elling, the pre-eminent singer of his generation, is in town. Chicago-born Elling will be singing with the finest big band in the land, the Scottish […]
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SNJO Concert Programme Archive
Download concert programmes of the past 2 years in PDF format and indulge in a retrospective of the most recent music selection and highlights with guests from Branford Marsalis, Courtney Pine and David Liebman to Randy Brecker, Peter Erskine and Jacqui Dankworth.
Tommy Smith’s re-orchestration of Gershwin’s original played with love and passion by a very young group, and piano soloist Brian Kellock showing his genius for differing idioms throughout… The standout is Smith’s brilliant invention of an Afro-Cuban section, horns blazing.”
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