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SCO: Dvořák Violin Concerto

7:30pm, Thursday 15 March 2018

Schubert’s ‘Great’ C major Symphony, completed shortly before the composer’s untimely death, was his final contribution to the genre. Conceived on the broadest scale – Schumann praised its ‘heavenly lengths’ – the Symphony combines the monumental with the intensely lyrical – a reflection perhaps of the main strands in mature Schubert. Dvořák’s Violin Concerto was written for the greatest nineteenth-century violinist, Joseph Joachim. For some reason Joachim never performed it publicly. However, the work is an appealing amalgam of traditional concerto style and Czech colouring and, as performed by the award-winning Christian Tetzlaff, it should persuade all of its place in the repertoire.

Proudly sponsored by Adam & Company

Running order

Door time:6:30pm

DVOŘÁK Violin Concerto (32’)
SCHUBERT Symphony No 9 ‘The Great’ (48’)

ROBIN TICCIATI – Conductor
CHRISTIAN TETZLAFF – Violin

Prices

£34,  £29, £22, £17 and £11

Concessions available

£1.50 transaction fee applies on all online and telephone bookings

Restrictions

Security Measures: Enhanced front of house staff with additional trained security staff will be on duty • No bags or rucksacks will be permitted in to the venue beyond a small handbag • There will be no cloakroom provision for bags and we reserve the right to carry out searches of handbags.