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BBC SSO 2018/19: Afternoon Performance 7 - Elgar Symphony No.1

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BBC SSO 2018/19: Afternoon Performance 7 - Elgar Symphony No.1

BBC SSO

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£12.00 in advance (£14.00 on day)
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Dates and times

Thursday 16 May 2019
2:00PM - 4:00PM

Elgar wouldn’t say if his First Symphony told a story – merely that “it expressed a wide experience of human life with a great charity (love) and a massive hope in the future”. But the British public knew a masterpiece when they heard one, and when it was premiered in 1908, the audience leapt to its feet and cheered. Thomas Dausgaard brings a uniquely fresh approach to a late-Romantic epic like no other, paired here today with Bartók’s vivid musical postcards from Transylvania, and the poetry, tenderness and heart-on-sleeve romance of the Piano Concerto by Robert Schumann. There’s a good reason why pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja is revered by her fellow musicians: and you’re about to hear it.

Bartók
Hungarian Sketches

Schumann
Piano Concerto

Elgar
Symphony No.1


Elisabeth Leonskaja piano
Thomas Dausgaard conductor

Venue

City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Open today 10:00am - 6:00pm

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