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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-07612

Helensburgh Musician Performs with Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Submitted by: Pam Gosal, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Jackie Baillie, Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Ross Greer, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Bill Kidd, Ruth Maguire, Roz McCall, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament commends Helensburgh bass trombone musician Angus Butt for performing with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, which, it understands, is one of the oldest orchestras in the world; notes that the concert was led by acclaimed Argentinian pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim, who has led the orchestra since 1992; understands that the concert was live-streamed and viewed by millions around the world; applauds Angus' dedication to music whilst playing in several youth orchestras, including the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland and the West of Scotland Schools Symphony Orchestra, and wishes him every success for the future on the international stage.