Conductor: Stephane Deneve
Soloist: Jean Yves Thibaudet TBC (piano)
Anna Clyne – This Midnight Hour (15’)
Liszt – Piano Concerto No. 2
Mahler – Symphony No. 1
Eminent conductor Stéphane Denève is a firm favourite with Scottish audiences from his years as Music Director of the RSNO. But his new orchestra – the Brussels Philharmonic – is steadily becoming a cherished visitor too, following its several remarkable performances in Edinburgh.
This is undoubtedly Belgium’s greatest orchestra, scaling ever greater heights under Denève’s charismatic leadership, and they make a welcome return with a richly Romantic concert of vivid colours and potent emotions.
Brilliant French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet is one of the starriest keyboard names around, and he’s soloist in Liszt’s fiery Piano Concerto No. 2, blending ever-changing moods of intimacy and flamboyance.
After the interval, Denève and his orchestra embark on the gripping drama of Mahler’s First Symphony – from the expectant shimmer of a spring morning, through a grotesque funeral procession, to the unbridled euphoria of its celebratory conclusion.
To open,the nostalgia and gentle melancholy of This Midnight Hour by superb British composer Anna Clyne.
£35 | £29 |£24 | £18 | £13.50
Concessions available including student and group discounts
Early Bird Offer: Book 5 or more concerts in the same transaction for the Sunday Classic Season 2019 -20 season before 5pm on Tuesday 20th August and you will be eligible for £5.00 off top two ticket prices. (Offer subject to availability)