|Date and venue||Title|
Perth Concert Hall (Horsecross)
|Music to drive you wild: La Follia with Scottish Ensemble|
|A very striking wild-eyed hirsute man has been staring out at us across Scotland on posters for this concert tour, showing that the Scottish Ensemble has adapted well to the modern world of promotion, using titles, straplines and imagination. On the face of things, the choice of eight seemingly very disconnected pieces in the programme, from 1700 to the present day, was disconcerting. Jonathan Morton explained to the audience that the link was “lots of repeated things over a long time” – notes, chord sequences or tunes.|
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