SCO 2023/24: Time and Tides with Pekka Kuusisto
SCO Subscription booking open to everyone from 10am, Thursday 11 May
Single performance tickets on sale from 10am, Monday 5 June
Pekka Kuusisto violin / director
Ruby Hughes soprano
TÜÜR The Lighthouse
CLYNE Time and Tides (UK Premiere)
GRIME It Will Be Spring Soon (UK Premiere)
RAUTAVAARA Cantus Arcticus
Gaze beyond the concert hall to the wonders of the natural world, the endless cycles of deep time, in this elemental programme directed by visionary Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto.
From the sweeping magnificence of Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür’s beacons of light to Scottish composer Helen Grime’s lyrical welcoming of warmth and light, this is a concert to transport and inspire. Kuusisto gives the first UK performance of the beguiling new violin concerto by former SCO Associate Composer Anna Clyne, and immerses us in his own country’s haunting birdsong courtesy of Rautavaara’s moving tribute to nature.
Commissioned by Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
Fri 15 Mar, 7.30pm City Halls, Glasgow
Sponsored by Pulsant
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