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BBC SSO 2018/19: MacMillan Trombone Concerto

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BBC SSO 2018/19: MacMillan Trombone Concerto

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BBC SSO 2018/19: MacMillan Trombone Concerto


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£28.00, £23.50, £19.50 & £14.00
Open to All
Please note that the Glasgow Life Box Office charges a fee of £1.50 on all telephone bookings and £1.00 on all online bookings. There will be a £1.00 charge if you wish your tickets posted to you.
0141 353 8000
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Dates and times

Thursday 17 January 2019
7:30PM - 9:30PM

Season Ticket bookings available from 22/03/18
General Ticket bookings available 30/04/18

On a snow-covered road, a flute plays a Russian folksong. Tchaikovsky’s six symphonies add up to a truly epic emotional journey, but that’s how it all begins, and there’s an innocence, an energy and a sense of youthful fantasy to his First Symphony that’s wholly captivating. Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances share the same freshness, and in the hands of conductor Martyn Brabbins they should make a delightful complement to a major Scottish Premiere: Sir James MacMillan’s powerful new Trombone Concerto, performed here by Jörgen van Rijen, the Dutch virtuoso who gave its World Premiere in Amsterdam in 2017. “Vintage MacMillan” said one critic. “The trombone sang, sang, sang” reported another: come and judge for yourself.

Prelude: 6.45pm in the Recital Room

Sir James MacMillan and Jörgen van Rijen discuss the concerto, writing for the trombone, and their musical collaboration.

Slavonic Dances (a selection)

James MacMillan
Trombone Concerto

Symphony No.1
(‘Winter Daydreams’)

Jörgen van Rijen trombone
Martyn Brabbins conductor

Concert ends at approx. 9.20pm


City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Open Monday 10:00am - 6:00pm

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