This page needs JavaScript activated to work.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra


  • Throughout its 125 year history, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO), awarded Royal Patronage in 1991, has played an integral part in Scotland’s musical life. Many renowned conductors have contributed to its success, including George Szell, Sir John Barbirolli, Walter Susskind, Sir Alexander Gibson, Neeme Järvi, Walter Weller, Alexander Lazarev and Stéphane Denève.

    Intermusica began its association with the RSNO in 2012 when it took the orchestra on its highly successful debut tour of China with Principal Conductor Peter Oundjian and continues today is assisting with developing the RSNO’s international profile.

  • 皇家苏格兰交响乐团是一支具有125多年历史的乐团。1991年乐团受到了来自皇室的赞助,并且在苏格兰的音乐发展史上担任不可或缺的重要角色。许多著名的指挥家和作曲家都为乐团如今的辉煌贡献了自己的才华,其中包括George Szell, Sir John Barbirolli, Walter Susskind, Sir Alexander Gibson, Neeme Järvi, Walter Weller, Alexander Lazarev 和 Stéphane Denève.

    Intermusica与RSNO的合作始于2012年,当时乐团在指挥Peter Oundjian的带领下在中国举办了他们的首场巡演音乐会,大获成功。Peter Oundjian如今继续担任指挥,带领乐团继续在国际上举办规格的巡演。

Read more
  • The RSNO performs across Scotland, including concerts in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, Perth and Inverness. The Orchestra appears regularly at the Edinburgh International Festival and at the BBC Proms at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Recent appearances in England have included performances at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, Leeds Town Hall, The Sage, Gateshead and at The Sands Centre, Carlisle. In 2012 it undertook a week-long residency in Shetland as part of the Cultural Olympiad, providing the most northerly UK cultural activity leading up to the 2012 Olympic Games.

    The RSNO regularly appears at the St Magnus Festival, Orkney, and has made recent tours to France, Germany, Spain, Austria, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Serbia.

  • RSNO在苏格兰各地举行演出,其演出地点包括阿伯丁、格拉斯哥、爱丁堡、邓迪、珀斯和因弗内斯等城市。乐团每年按照惯例在爱丁堡国际音乐节和伦敦皇家阿尔伯塔音乐厅的BBC音乐节上进行演出。近期在英格兰和演出包括在曼切斯特Bridgewater音乐厅,Leeds Town Hall, The Sage, Gateshead and at The Sands Centre, Carlisle等。作为奥林匹克运动会文化活动的一部分,2012年乐团在设得兰地区举行了为期一周的巡演,演奏了典型的英国北方风格音乐,为2012年奥运会造势宣传。


Past tour
Return to China with Nicola Benedetti
Asia, December 2018 - January 2019
After a hugely successful debut tour of China over New Year 2012/13, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra brings the spirit of Edinburgh's Hogmanay New Year celebrations back to Asia over New Year 2018/19.

Joining them will be the world famous Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti and works will include Debussy's March Ecossaise and Bruch's Scottish Fantasy


28 December 2018 - 5 January 2019 

Read more
Past tour
Peter Oundjian conducts in Spain
Europe, January 2017
The RSNO tours in Spain, led by Principal Conductor Peter Oundjian and joined by pianist Ingrid Fliter.

Programme 1

Debussy Prelude à “Laprès-midi d’un faune” 
De Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op.36

Programme 2

Debussy Prelude à “Laprès-midi d’un faune”
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25
Brahms Symphony No.1 in C minor, Op.68


16 January 2017
Auditorio de la Diputación de Alicante

17 January 2017
Auditorio de Castellón

18 January 2017
Auditorio de Zaragoza

20 January 2017
Riojaforum, Lorgoño

21 January 2017
Palacio de Festivales de Cantabria

Read more
Past tour
China debut
Asia, December 2012 - January 2013
Hogmanay 2012 saw the Royal Scottish National Orchestra embark on their first tour to mainland Asia, with music director Peter Oundjian. The tour comprised of six concerts in five cities including Beijing, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Tianjin and Macau.

Celebrating in true Scottish style, the orchestra performed a programme including Mendelssohn Symphony No.3 'Scottish' Op.56 and Maxwell Davies An Orkney Wedding, as well as Elgar Enigma Variations Op.36. The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland also joined the orchestra on stage for encores, providing a unique experience for Chinese audiences.

The tour took in Guangzhou’s Xinghai Concert Hall and two concerts in the Shenzhen Concert Hall on New Year’s Eve, the second concert a New Year gala with Polkas and Waltzes by Strauss and Khachaturian as well as music by Li Huan Zhi and Maxwell Davies.

The RSNO’s first concert of 2013 took place in Beijing on 2 January in the National Centre for Performing Arts. The orchestra gave their final concert of the tour at Macau Cultural Centre which will feature Mendelssohn and Maxwell Davies, concluding with Stravinsky’s The Firebird Suite (1919).


30 December 2012
Xinghai Concert Hall, Guangzhou

31 December 2012
Shenzhen Concert Hall, Shenzhen  

2 January 2013
National Centre for Performing Arts, Beijing

3 January 2013
Tianjin Grand Theatre, Tianjin 

5 January 2013
Cultural Centre, Macau  

Read more

Peter Ansell
Director / Head of International Touring
+44 20 7608 9930