The Orchestra of Opera North: Highlands of Home

The Orchestra of Opera North: Highlands of Home

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 19:30

Conductor Garry Walker opens the Kirklees Concert Season with a programme inspired by his homeland. Featuring a melody from Robert Burns and a clever imitation of bagpipes, Malcolm Arnold’s Four Scottish Dances are followed by Debussy’s dramatic Marche écossaise and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No 3, inspired by a twilight visit to the ruins of Holyrood Chapel.

Having closed the 2016-17 season with a stunning performance of Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy, violinist Jack Liebeck returns as soloist on the composer’s first violin concerto, one of the best-loved works in the classical repertoire.

4 Scottish Dances
Sir Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006)
Marche écossaise sur un thème populaire
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No 1 in G minor
Max Bruch (1838-1920)
Symphony No 3 in A minor, 'Scottish'
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

Location

Huddersfield Town Hall
Ramsden Street
Huddersfield HD1 2TA
United Kingdom
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