Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Chamber orch. with headquarters in Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, and serving all Scotland. Founded 1974 with Roderick Brydon as art. dir. R. Leppard prin. guest cond. from 1978. Jukka-Pekka Saraste prin. cond. 1987–94, Ivor Bolton from 1994. Played for Scottish Opera, when appropriate, up to 1979. Has toured abroad.