Hitlist - Classical
● Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Bach and Mozart Not long back from India, the SCO are just about to jet off on their travels again, this time to Krakow, Budapest and Istanbul. Hear their tour programme in Edinburgh and Glasgow before they set off, with Polish born pianist, Piotr Anderszewski (pictured), who is soloist and director for two of Mozart’s piano concertos. Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Thu 19 Mar; City Hall, Glasgow Fri 20 Mar.
● Edinburgh Quartet 2009 marks the 50th anniversary of the internationally distinguished Edinburgh Quartet, making it one of the longest running chamber ensembles in the UK. Guests of festivals throughout the world, and string quartet in residence at Glasgow and Napier Universities, this concert presents them on home ground as part of their 2008/09 Edinburgh season. Stockbridge Parish Church, Edinburgh, Wed 11 Mar.
● Cappella Nova: The Word and The Song Choral ensemble Cappella Nova get into the mood of Homecoming with their celebration of the 250th anniversary of Robert Burns and a new piece by Craig Armstrong, Glasgow born and based composer of film scores including Moulin Rouge and, again with Baz Luhrmann, Romeo and Juliet. St Andrew’s in the Square, Glasgow, Sun 15 Mar.