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 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-