The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is one of Europe's leading orchestras with a rich history stretching back over 125 years. It is one of Scotland's leading cultural institutions, and an orchestra ...

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
73 Claremont Street, Glasgow G3 7JB
Glasgow

Royal Scottish National Orchestra


The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is one of Europe's leading orchestras with a rich history stretching back over 125 years. It is one of Scotland's leading cultural institutions, and an orchestra with a variety of work that is almost unparalleled amongst its British peers.

The RSNO’s pioneering learning and engagement programme, Music for Life, aims to engage the people of Scotland with music across key stages of life: Early Years, Nurseries and Schools, Teenagers and Students, Families, Accessing Lives, Working Lives and Retired and Later Life. 

 


Our At-Home Activities

  • RSNO Beginner's Guide to the Trumpet

    Why is the trumpet the best instrument in the orchestra? What fun sounds can it make? How can you try it at home? Find out the answers to these questions and much more with RSNO Principal, Chris Hart,...

    Age Friendly
  • RSNO Beginner's Guide to the Bassoon

    What does the bassoon sound like? How many keys does it have? Why is it fun to play? Find out the answers to these questions and much more with RSNO Principal, David Hubbard, in his Beginner's Guide t...

    Age Friendly
  • RSNO Beginner's Guide to the Oboe

    What's the best thing about learning to play the oboe? What kind of sounds can it make? How can you try it at home? Join RSNO Principal, Adrian Wilson, as he tells you everything you need to know in h...

    Age Friendly
  • RSNO Beginner's Guide to the Flute

    What fun sounds can the flute make? Why is it the best instrument in the orchestra? With top tips on how to get started playing, find out more about this ‘magical’ instrument with RSNO Pri...

    Age Friendly
  • Tara the Tugboat - Family-Friendly Concert

    Join Lisa Rourke, RSNO Sub-principal Viola and her fellow musicians as they follow the adventures of Tara the Tugboat on the River Clyde. With pirates, mermaids, and songs to sing along to, this famil...

    2 - 5 years
  • RSNO Challenge

    #RSNOchallenge 

    4 - 12 years

Our Physical Events

In light of the coronavirus emergency, please contact us directly to check if events are going ahead.
  • Glasgow

    Ghost Ship

    30-Oct-2021 15:00 PM - 16:00 PM
    2 Sauchiehall Street

    Ahoy! Family favourite and first mate, Owen, has been given orders by the dreaded Cap’n Tootlepuff on his orchestral odyssey to create a swash-buckling supernatural show aboard HMS CC-Sea this H...

    1 - 16 years
    2021-10-30T15:00:00Z 2021-10-30T16:00:00Z

    Ahoy! Family favourite and first mate, Owen, has been given orders by the dreaded Cap’n Tootlepuff on his orchestral odyssey to create a swash-buckling supernatural show aboard HMS CC-Sea this H...

    Ghost Ship
    2 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3NY
  • Edinburgh

    Ghost Ship

    31-Oct-2021 15:00 PM - 16:00 PM
    Usher Hall, Edinburgh

    Ahoy! Family favourite and first mate, Owen, has been given orders by the dreaded Cap’n Tootlepuff on his orchestral odyssey to create a swash-buckling supernatural show aboard HMS CC-Sea this H...

    1 - 16 years
    2021-10-31T15:00:00Z 2021-10-31T16:00:00Z

    Ahoy! Family favourite and first mate, Owen, has been given orders by the dreaded Cap’n Tootlepuff on his orchestral odyssey to create a swash-buckling supernatural show aboard HMS CC-Sea this H...

    Lothian Road, EH1 2EA
  • Glasgow

    Santa's Postbox

    04-Dec-2021 15:00 PM - 16:00 PM
    2 Sauchiehall Street

    Delivery! Santa’s postbox is overflowing with Christmas wishes this year and he’s feeling a little snowed under. Not to worry! – he’s called on Chief Elf Owen and the...

    1 - 16 years
    2021-12-04T15:00:00Z 2021-12-04T16:00:00Z

    Delivery! Santa’s postbox is overflowing with Christmas wishes this year and he’s feeling a little snowed under. Not to worry! – he’s called on Chief Elf Owen and the...

    Santa's Postbox
    2 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3NY
  • Edinburgh

    Santa's Postbox

    05-Dec-2021 15:00 PM - 16:00 PM
    Usher Hall, Edinburgh

    Delivery! Santa’s postbox is overflowing with Christmas wishes this year and he’s feeling a little snowed under. Not to worry! – he’s called on Chief Elf Owen and the...

    1 - 16 years
    2021-12-05T15:00:00Z 2021-12-05T16:00:00Z

    Delivery! Santa’s postbox is overflowing with Christmas wishes this year and he’s feeling a little snowed under. Not to worry! – he’s called on Chief Elf Owen and the...

    Lothian Road, EH1 2EA

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