Scottish Chamber Orchestra - Ticciati conducts Berlioz

Scottish Chamber Orchestra - Ticciati conducts Berlioz

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 19:30

Robin Ticciati continues his journey with the SCO through the music of Berlioz with Harold in Italy. A solo viola represents Byron’s wistful dreamer Childe Harold in a sequence of Italian musical adventures, climaxing in the swaggering Orgie des Brigands. A direct line connects Weber, Schumann and Berlioz – they were kindred spirits, key figures without whom the Age of Romanticism would never have ignited such a blaze of inspiration.

Pre-Concert talk: 6.30pm (free to ticket holders) Author and musicologist David Cairns talks about Berlioz’s Harold in Italy.

Overture from Der Freischütz
Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
Symphony No 1 in B flat, 'Spring'
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Harold en Italie
Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)


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Lothian Road
Edinburgh EH1 2EA
United Kingdom
55° 56' 56.6304" N, 3° 12' 24.0768" W
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