Former Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year and Berklee School of Music graduate, pianist Alan Benzie brings his International Trio, featuring Hungarian drummer Marton Juhasz, and American bassist Dylan Coleman, on September 12 and Scottish National Jazz Orchestra trumpeter Tom MacNiven and trombonist Phil O'Malley lead their quintet on September 19. A full autumn programme has been arranged.
Scottish pianist Steven Osborne, above, has won the Instrumental recording category in this year's Gramophone Award for his all-Russian Hyperion disc combining Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition with Prokofiev's Visions Fugitives & Sarcasms.
Osborne receives his Gramophone award in London next month and on October 1 begins a series of Spotlight on Steven Osborne recitals at Wigmore Hall.
Another Gramophone winner was tenor Jonas Kaufmann, whose disc with the Deutsche Oper Berlin Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by Donald Runnicles, chief conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.