SCO 2023/24: The Lark Ascending with Andrew Manze
SCO Subscription booking open to everyone from 10am, Thursday 11 May
Single performance tickets on sale from 10am, Monday 5 June
Andrew Manze conductor
Stephanie Gonley violin†
SCO Strings Academy
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Concerto Grosso
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No 5
A song of beauty from the summer sky, an idyllic evocation of the British countryside. There are many reasons why Vaughan Williams’s captivating The Lark Ascending is one of the country’s most cherished pieces, and violinist and conductor Andrew Manze is an authority on the composer’s music.
Young players from the SCO String Academy join the Orchestra for the powerful energy of Vaughan Williams’s rugged Concerto grosso, while Manze closes the concert with one of the composer’s most visionary works: the radiant Fifth Symphony answered the brutality of the Second World War with music of transcendental calm.
Fri 3 May, 7.30pm City Halls, Glasgow
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