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BBC SSO 2017/18: 'Symphonie Fantastique'

The Glasgow Series 2017/18

Nothing in music quite compares to the sensational, opium-fuelled spectacular that is Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. Born from unrequited desire, and sweeping from pastoral love-scenes to a witches’ Sabbath, it continues to dazzle the ear. Yan Pascal Tortelier will bring plenty of French elan to this concert favourite. And he joins Scottish pianist Steven Osborne in Beethoven’s most personal – and poetic – piano concerto: music that asks as many questions as it answers.

Prelude: 6.45pm in the Recital Room

Peter Nelson, from the University of Edinburgh, introduces the concert.

The concert will be recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Please note that Yan Pascal Tortelier replaces Donald Runnicles who has had to withdraw from this concert.

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  • Website Official BBC SSO Website
  • Date 12th Apr 2018
  • Time 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Age range All ages
  • Admission Payment required
  • Cost £14 to £28
  • Discount Discounts available.
  • Phone 0141 353 8000

Venue Information

City Halls

Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ

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Sunday: Closed

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