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BBC SSO 2019/20: Dvořák Symphonic Variations

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BBC SSO 2019/20: Dvořák Symphonic Variations

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BBC SSO 2019/20: Dvořák Symphonic Variations

BBC SSO

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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 21 November 2019
7:30PM - 9:30PM

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

Variations are simple: a composer takes a favourite tune and keeps tweaking it until we’re listening to something completely new. Martyn Brabbins offers three different spins on that deceptively straightforward trick. Brahms filled his Haydn Variations with all the wit of his favourite classical master. His friend Dvořák invented his own melody, and let it grow into a masterpiece. And a team of top living composers let their imaginations ricochet off each other. In between, British tenor Stuart Jackson and BBC SSO principal horn Alberto Menéndez Escribano dive deep into Britten’s Serenade.

Prelude: 6.45pm in the Recital Room
Martyn Brabbins introduces tonight’s concert.

Brahms
Variations on the St Anthony
Chorale (Haydn Variations)
Various Composers
New Work (BBC Commission, Scottish Premiere)
Britten
Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
Dvořák
Symphonic Variations

Stuart Jackson tenor
Alberto Menéndez Escribano horn
Martyn Brabbins conductor

Concert ends at approx. 9.35pm

Venue

City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Open tomorrow 10:00am - 6:00pm

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