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BBC SSO 2019/20: Sibelius Symphony No.2

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BBC SSO 2019/20: Sibelius Symphony No.2

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BBC SSO 2019/20: Sibelius Symphony No.2


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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 24 October 2019
7:30PM - 9:30PM

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

The darkness of a northern night might be long and wild but when the sun finally rises, it really rises. The revels at Maxwell Davies’s Orkney Wedding go on till daybreak – but it’s when dawn arrives that the full splendour of his vision becomes clear, in a blaze of bagpipes. Sibelius would have understood: he once compared his Second Symphony to a great river, and it’s crowned with one of the most stirring tunes he ever wrote. It’s a magnificent complement to Tchaikovsky’s battle-royale of a First Piano Concerto: a thrilling showcase for the prizewinning Russian pianist Yulianna Avdeeva.

Prelude: 6.45pm in the Recital Room
Dr Leah Broad, Lecturer in Music at Christ Church, Oxford, introduces Sibelius’s Second Symphony.

Maxwell Davies
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise
Piano Concerto No.1
Symphony No.2

Yulianna Avdeeva piano
Thomas Dausgaard conductor

Concert ends at approx. 9.30pm


City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Open today 10:00am - 6:00pm

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