Durrant, James, 1929-2021

Royston James Durrant, MBE was born in Bournemouth . 

Professional viola player James Durrant was, from 1957 to 1964, principal viola with the Scottish National Orchestra.  Since then he has been a teacher at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland).  He has been a prominent champion of Scottish composers, having commissioned, performed and broadcast numerous solo and chamber works involving the viola.  

Instrument(s)/responsibility:
composer, conductor, viola
Nationality:
British, English

Concerts by Performer

Title Date Venue Professor
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, December 4, 1969 Reid School of Music, Park Place (see also University Music Classroom) Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, October 12, 1972 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Orchestral Concert Sunday, November 25, 1973 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, November 21, 1974 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Lunch-hour Concert Tuesday, October 21, 1986 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Chamber Concert Friday, May 13, 1988 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Lunch-hour Concert Tuesday, October 24, 1989 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Osborne, Nigel 1948-