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BBC SSO 2020/21: The Glasgow Series - Mozart & Strauss

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BBC SSO 2020/21: The Glasgow Series - Mozart & Strauss

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BBC SSO 2020/21: The Glasgow Series - Mozart & Strauss

Glasgow Concert Halls

Book tickets

£28.50, £23.50, £19.50, £14.50, Concessions
Under 14s should be accompanied by an adult
No booking fee.
0141 353 8000

Dates and times

Thursday 4 February 2021
7:30PM - 10:30PM

***  Tickets on sale Monday 4th May 2020  ***

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

The Glasgow Series

Mozart & Strauss

(Pre-Concert Talk at 6:45pm)


Richard Strauss  -  Der Rosenkavalier: Suite

Mozart  -  Piano Concerto No.24, K.491

Webern  -  Symphony, Op.21

Richard Strauss  -  Death and Transfiguration

Andreas Haefliger piano

Alexander Liebreich conductor

Richard Strauss was a showman to the last, and as he lay on his deathbed, he couldn’t resist a final quip: “Dying is just like I composed it in Death and Transfiguration”. In fact, his youthful tone poem is pure musical theatre; a breathless, technicolour celebration of life, passion and the eternal dream of artistic fulfilment. In other words, it’s a stunning showcase for our guest conductor, master-Straussian Alexander Liebreich; first, though, Strauss whirls us away to the silken delights of a fairy-tale Vienna and Anton Webern strips the classical symphony back to its absolute basics, in a masterpiece of musical refinement. But both composers revered Mozart, and Andreas Haefliger brings all his poetry and power to the tragic C minor Concerto.

Pre-concert: 6.45pm in the Recital Room

Conductor Alexander Liebreich in conversation.

Concert ends at approx. 9.30pm


Concessions: £6.00 - Under 26s, Students (in full-time education), Registered Unemployed

50% Discount - Registered Disabled


*** Age Restrictions: Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult, limited to 2 child tickets at £6.00 each per adult ticket. ***

Venue

City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

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