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BBC SSO 2019/20: Bartók The Wooden Prince

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BBC SSO 2019/20: Bartók The Wooden Prince

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BBC SSO 2019/20: Bartók The Wooden Prince


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£28.00, £23.50, £19.50, £14.00
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
No Booking Fee.
0141 353 8000
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Dates and times

Thursday 26 March 2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

Season Ticket bookings available from 14/03/19
General Ticket bookings available 29/04/19

A handsome prince, a beautiful princess, and a well-meaning fairy: it’s the stuff of children’s stories. But this is a fairy-tale with claws, and there are some startling surprises in store as Thomas Dausgaard and the BBC SSO venture into the flamboyantly colourful world of Bartók’s 1914/17 ballet The Wooden Prince – Hungary’s answer to The Firebird. Share the thrill of rediscovery and enjoy, too, the virtuosity of pianist Stephen Hough in Liszt’s volcanic Second Piano Concerto: who’s better equipped to make it take flight? A needle sharp modern classic from Ligeti sets things buzzing.

Prelude: 6.45pm in the Recital Room
Film historian Professor Erica Carter talks about Hungarian writer Béla Balázs’s influence on Bartok's The Wooden Prince.

Ramifications for string orchestra
Piano Concerto No.2
The Wooden Prince

Stephen Hough piano
Thomas Dausgaard conductor

Concert ends at approx. 9.25pm


City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Open today 10:00am - 6:00pm

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