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BBC SSO 2019/20: Brahms A German Requiem

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BBC SSO 2019/20: Brahms A German Requiem

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BBC SSO 2019/20: Brahms A German Requiem


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£28.00, £23.50, £19.50, £14.00
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
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0141 353 8000
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Dates and times

Thursday 19 March 2020
7:30PM - 9:30PM

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

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” When Brahms composed his German Requiem, he wasn’t thinking of heaven, hell or the Last Trumpet. Instead, as he grappled with his own grief at the death of his mother, he set out to console and comfort the living. The Edinburgh Festival Chorus sings it here, and Ilan Volkov conducts. Naturally, he’s avoided the obvious and paired it with Per Bastiana Tai-Yang Cheng – a genre-defying fusion of orchestra and electronics, created by Nono in 1967 to celebrate the birth of his daughter. Birth, death and a whole sonic universe – bring an open mind, and prepare to be moved.

Prelude: 6.45pm in the Recital Room
Writer and broadcaster Dr Katy Hamilton introduces Brahms’s A German Requiem.

Per Bastiana Tai-Yang Cheng
Ein Deutsches Requiem

Nika Gorič soprano
Benjamin Appl baritone
Edinburgh Festival Chorus (Aidan Oliver: chorus director)
Ilan Volkov conductor

Concert ends at approx. 9.25pm


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Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Open today 10:00am - 6:00pm

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