Craig Armstrong (b.1959)
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Scotland's Finest: 15 musical heroes that put Scotland on the classical map
8. Craig Armstrong (b.1959)
One of cinema's A-list composers, Glasgow-born Craig Armstrong has also written several concert pieces for the RSNO, the Hebrides Ensemble and the Scottish Ensemble. In 2006 he collaborated with visual artists for the reopening of Kelvingrove Art Gallery in Glasgow. In 2007 his first opera was premiered by Scottish Opera, with a libretto by Inspector Rebus author, Ian Rankin.