- What’s On
The Nescio Ensemble from Holland is a young, passionate, thirteen-piece string orchestra made up of friends brought together by their love of music. Inspired by the writings of the Dutch author Nescio – his nom de plume means ‘I don’t know’ – their enthusiasm is contagious and has brought them close to their audiences everywhere.
Their concerts and tours are self-organised and not for profit. Playing in the ensemble gives the musicians the chance to play repertoire that they love, together with their friends. Among the pieces they will perform in these concerts are movements from Mozart’s well-loved Quintet KV515, the fantastic Enescu Octet, Mendelssohn’s violin concerto, and by special request Fazil Say’s String Quartet.
Cornucopia is delighted to welcome the Nescio Ensemble to the Scottish Borders as part of their tour of Scotland, and to sponsor their free concert at Unit Four Towerdykeside, Cornucopia’s new event space which is currently being developed.
Of the six violonists, we are particularly pleased to welcome Burcu Ramazanoğlu, originally from Ankara whose considerable performance experience includes working with Fazil Say, the conductor Cem Mansur and the Bahcşehir Chamber Orchestra.
By Aard Streefland