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BBC SSO 2022/23: Thursday Night Series - Strauss's Four Last Songs

BBC SSO 2022/23: Thursday Night Series - Strauss's Four Last Songs

BBC SSO 2022/23: Thursday Night Series - Strauss's Four Last Songs

Glasgow Concert Halls

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£30.00, £25.00, £20.00, £15.00, Concessions
Under 14s should be accompanied by an adult
No Booking Fee. A transaction fee of £1.50 is charged for online bookings and £1.75 for phone bookings. Postage, where applicable, is charged at £1.00 to UK addresses. E-tickets are free of charge.
0141 353 8000
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Dates and times

Thursday 24 November 2022
7:30PM - 10:30PM

Booking opens for Season Tickets only on Monday 9 May 2022

(Save up to 30% when booking between 4 and 16 Thursday Night concerts)

General booking opens Monday 30 May 2022


BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

The Thursday Night Series

Strauss's Four Last Songs


SIBELIUS Tapiola (c.18 mins)

R STRAUSS Four Last Songs (c.22 mins)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No.5 (c.42 mins)


Elizabeth Llewellyn: Soprano

Martyn Brabbins: Conductor


Few song cycles have quite so much adoration bestowed upon them as Richard Strauss’s Four Last Songs and it’s easy to see why. Written at the end of his life, their bittersweet rapture has the power to move audiences to tears as Strauss weds poems of nostalgia and goodbye to his genius for opulent orchestral colour. Performed live, they’re an unforgettable experience and we’re delighted to have Elizabeth Llewellyn with us to sing them. That misty mellowness is echoed in the glories of Vaughan Williams’s Fifth Symphony, a vision of peace and harmony written at the height of the Second World War. Its dedicatee was Jean Sibelius, whose enigmatic Tapiola – a depiction of Finland’s mythic spirit of the forest – opens the concert.


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 Map

Venue

City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ