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SCO 18/19: Leleux plays Haydn Oboe Concerto

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SCO 18/19: Leleux plays Haydn Oboe Concerto


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SCO 18/19: Leleux plays Haydn Oboe Concerto



Dates and times

Friday 5 October 2018
7:30PM - 10:30PM

HAYDN Symphony No 82 ‘The Bear’ (24’)

HAYDN Oboe Concerto in C (23’)

SCHUBERT (arr WEBERN) German Dances (09’) 

BRAHMS Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn (17’)

FRANÇOIS LELEUX Conductor / Oboe

Earthy folk tunes and foot-tapping dances from olden times pervade François Leleux’s gutsy first concert of this Season. Joseph Haydn delighted Parisian audiences with the country carnival atmosphere of his Symphony No 82, and its vivid images of bears jigging to rustic bagpipes are what gave the symphony its nickname. Likewise, Anton Webern had a lot of fun with his witty orchestral reimagining of six spirited German Dances by Schubert.

Scholarship suggests that the C Major Oboe Concerto may not be by Haydn, but its singing melodies and fizzing exuberance are the ideal match for Leleux’s animated playing all the same. He closes with the endless melodic inventiveness of Brahms’ ‘St Anthony’ Variations.

MEET THE ARTIST INSIGHTS, 6.30pm: François Leleux in conversation with SCO Chief Executive Gavin Reid.

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