BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Dausgaard Conducts Nielsen - Symphonies 1 & 4

Watch the BBC SSO's final concert in their Nielsen cycle and Thomas Dausgaard, in his last Glasgow appearance as Chief Conductor!

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Dausgaard Conducts Nielsen - Symphonies 1 & 4

About BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Dausgaard Conducts Nielsen - Symphonies 1 & 4

19th May 2022
7.30pm
City Halls
City Halls Candleriggs, Glasgow City Centre G1 1NQ
what3words location: arch.miles.encounter
£14.50 - £28.50
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‘Music is the sound of life,’ said Nielsen. Nowhere is this truer than in his elemental Fourth Symphony, written during the First World War, as it pulses and surges with a headstrong determination, from its turbulent opening to the famous ‘duel’ for timpanists at its close. It’s a breathless, exciting climax to our Nielsen cycle and our 21/22 Season. Thomas Dausgaard, in his last Glasgow appearance as Chief Conductor, precedes it with the fleet-footed First Symphony, written when the composer was just 27 and Mozart’s evergreen Clarinet Concerto with our Artist in Residence, Jörg Widmann, as soloist.

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