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SCO 18/19: Mendelssohn III: Mendelssohn and Bach

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SCO 18/19: Mendelssohn III: Mendelssohn and Bach

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£31.00, £27.00, £22.00 and £17.00
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0141 353 8000
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Dates and times

Friday 14 December 2018
7:30PM - 10:30PM

Priority booking for the 2018/19 Concert Season is now open for SCO subscribers (4 or more concerts).  

General Onsale 10th May 2018.

MENDELSSOHN Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage (08’)

BACH Violin Concerto in E (19’)

BACH (arr WEBERN) Ricercare from A Musical Offering (08’) 

MENDELSSOHN Symphony No 5 in D ‘Reformation’ (27’)

KARINA CANELLAKIS Conductor

BENJAMIN MARQUISE GILMORE Violin

Karina Canellakis pairs Mendelssohn with his idol, the man whose music he described as "The greatest music in the world”: JS Bach. We hear contrasting sides of Bach: the brilliant and courtly concerto composer in his 30s, then the visionary, astounding master in his last years. Mendelssohn’s exhilarating and celebratory symphony makes a fine climax to the evening. Written to mark the 300th anniversary of a key date in The Reformation, nonetheless it is the inspiration of Bach that you hear throughout. 

Kindly supported by SCO AMERICA.

Venue

City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

Open today 10:00am - 6:00pm

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