SCO 2023/24: Music of the Imagination with Tom Adès
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- Dates and times
- 12th Apr 2024
- Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Tom Adès conductor
Emma Posman soprano
HAYDN Symphony No 64 ‘Tempora Mutantur’
WOOLRICH The Theatre Represents a Garden: Night
MOZART Concert Aria Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio,
ADÈS The Origin of the Harp (New version for orchestra - World Premiere)*
WEIR Heroic Strokes of the Bow
BEETHOVEN Creatures of Prometheus – Overture, Adagio and Finale
As both composer and conductor, Thomas Adès is one of the most brilliant figures in British music, creating rich, deeply expressive works that inspire the intellect and stir the soul.
He leads the SCO in a concert discovering unexpected threads running through wide-ranging music, from Haydn’s convention-challenging Symphony No 64 to Beethoven’s only ballet score. Belgian soprano Emma Posman is the soloist in Mozart’s delicate concert aria ‘Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio’, while John Woolrich offers a colourful orchestral tribute to that earlier composer.
Adès also unveils a new orchestral version of his own rapturous The Origin of the Harp, weaving together threads of Celtic music and more contemporary sounds.
*Commissioned by Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Fri 12 Apr, 7.30pm City Halls, Glasgow
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