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Scottish National Jazz Orchestra featuring Kurt Elling ‘Apparition Bridge’, Scottish tour’ November 18th-21st, 2021.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The SNJO with guest vocalist Kurt Elling will undertake a short Scottish tour in November performing "Apparition Bridge", a collection of pieces by leading European jazz composers.

We have received the following information regarding this event;

Kurt Elling ‘Apparition Bridge’ Nov 18-21


Few singers in the world bring to bear the unique combination of artistic depth, intellectual breadth and soulful delivery that our friend Kurt Elling does. Combine his talents with the searching eloquence of tenor saxophone master Tommy Smith and the SNJO and you have the makings of a powerful and unique musical regrouping.
Kurt Elling reunites with Tommy Smith and the SNJO for Apparition Bridge.

18 Nov
The Queen’s Hall
box office: 0131 668 2019


19 Nov
Concert Hall
box office: 01738 621031

20 Nov
Royal Concert Hall
(New Auditorium)
box office: 0141 353 8000

21 Nov
Music Hall
box office: 01224 641122

For this all-new concert series – exclusive to Scotland – the team will perform freshly-conceived arrangements and recently composed lyrics to the works of Europe’s most exciting contemporary composers; including Jan Garbarek, Anne Mette Iversen, Anna Pacéo, and the late Esbjörn Svennson.

This project promises to reconnect us all through music as we span the ethereal chasms between the ancient and the future, between sorrow and joy, and between time and timelessness.

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