Nevis Ensemble, artistically-led by Holly Mathieson and Jon Hargreaves, is delighted to announce that composers Ailie Robertson and Harry Baines will be writing new carols for the orchestra following an Open Call that received almost 200 submissions from around the world. Set to new Gaelic and Scots texts, Nevis Ensemble will record the new works alongside international mezzo-soprano and Nevis Ambassador Andrea Baker.(more…)
Nevis Ensemble is thrilled to announce two exciting opportunities for composers of all styles to write new secular carols for the orchestra.(more…)
Nevis Ensemble is thrilled to announce international mezzo soprano Andrea Baker as its second Ambassador, joining trumpeter John Wallace OBE.
Nevis’ Ambassadors fly the flag for the orchestra, and help us in our mission to take music to everyone, everywhere.(more…)
Sunday 21 June 2020 is Fête de la Musique or Make Music Day! Started in the 1980s, Fête de la Musique is now celebrated in more than 120 countries, with the aim of taking music to everyone, everywhere.(more…)
Artistically-led by Holly Mathieson and Jon Hargreaves, Nevis Ensemble will commission 11 composers to write new works as part of its online activity whilst live orchestral performances are unable to take place.(more…)
On the back of our Green Nevis campaign, winning the Environmental Sustainability Award at the 2020 Scottish Awards for New Music, and as a member of Creative Carbon Scotland’s Green Arts Initiative, Nevis Ensemble has appointed Georgina MacDonell Finlayson as the orchestra’s first Sustainability Manager to help us achieve tangible reductions in carbon emissions, and best use of resources as we play our part in tackling the Climate Emergency.(more…)
Reflections of an Antipodean Neviser
Hello! I played cello with the Nevis Ensemble from its inaugural tour in the Summer of 2018 until December 2019; I thought I’d get down some of my thoughts and reflections on the time I spent playing as a member of the orchestra.(more…)
Nevis Ensemble cellist, Heidi van der Swaagh, speaks about. and performs the first and third of Kummer’s Cello Duets Op. 22 as part of our Living Room Ensemble project, alongside her husband and fellow cellist Matthias van der Swaagh. During the COVID-19 crisis, we will continue into our mission to bring music to everyone, everywhere.
Nevis Ensemble violinist, Roberto Luque Schoham speaks about. and performs Telemann’s 1st Violin Fantasia as part of our Living Room Ensemble project. During the COVID-19 crisis, we will continue into our mission to bring music to everyone, everywhere.
Whilst our projects and tours as part of the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 are currently on hold due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are continuing to celebrate the wonderful landscapes and heritage around Scotland’s beautiful islands, beaches, lochs and rivers.(more…)