Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Fri 3 March, 7:45pm

The Anvil

  • Tickets: £40, £36, £29, £22, £14; Under 16s and f/t students £10 (includes £2 booking fee). Group discount available - Buy 12 full price tickets and get the 13th free. Over 65s and Platinum Friends standby tickets available on the day.
Strauss    Don Quixote
Brahms     Piano Concerto no. 2
 
Tom Beer               viola
Jesper Svedberg  cello
John Lill                  piano
Andrew Litton
 
Don Quixote is one of Strauss’ finest and most imaginative tone poems. Sancho Panza (viola) and Don Quixote (cello) set off in search of the beautiful Dulcinea. They encounter windmills, scatter a flock of sheep and fly on a magic carpet – each episode vividly depicted in the music – before the gentle Don meets his knightly match and expires in one of the composer’s most affecting endings.
 
Brahms’ piano concerto is symphonic in scope, with a trenchant scherzo added to the usual concerto form. The beautiful slow movement features a prominent cello solo, and is followed by a graceful, Hungarian-flavoured finale.

This concert is also available on subscription - please contact the box office for further details.

Pre-concert Talk, The Forge 6.30pm
With Andrew Litton and Heather Duncan. To book your free ticket please call the box office on 01256 844244.

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