BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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    The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1935 by composer and conductor Ian Whyte. At the time, it was the first full-time orchestral ensemble in Scotland; it has now become one of five full-time BBC orchestras and one of Britain's leading orchestras. At its founding, it was a small ensemble principally used for broadcasting, but Whyte struggled to establish it as a truly Scottish ensemble dedicated to promoting music by Scottish composers. The orchestra performs at Gl... Read more

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