BSO: Natural Beauty
Start time 7.30pm. £17.25 - £32.25 including booking fee & levy
BSO: Natural Beauty

Event Dates

Date
Friday, 08 February 2019, 7.30pm
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BSO: Natural Beauty

Friday 08 Feb 2019 - Start time 7.30pm. £17.25 - £32.25 including booking fee & levy

Mendelssohn The Hebrides Overture
Brahms Violin Concerto
Dvorák Symphony No.8

Michael Seal conductor

Ning Feng violin

Dvorák broke new ground with his Eighth Symphony, a work, as he explained, meant to be “different from the other symphonies, with individual thoughts worked out in a new way.” The music is steeped in the flavour and atmosphere of the Czech countryside. Often described as a sunny work it is much more than that. There are passages of drama, exhilaration,happiness and nostalgia, evoking a wide range of human emotions and profound optimism..

Brahms’ concerto stands as one of the largest and most challenging works in the solo violin repertoire, a piece which shows the two opposite sides of his creative mind – Brahms the song writer and Brahms the symphonist. It is a song for the violin on a symphonic scale – a lyrical outpouring which exercises to the full his great powers of inventive development. Fingal’s Cave conjures up a whole seascape including the grandeur of the cave itself, the swelling of the sea, the light on the water and the fury of the waves breaking on the cliffs. It was one of the first works of music to evoke nature in this way, and remains one of the greatest of its genre.


CONCESSIONS:
Kids for a quid
Wheelchair users: 50% discount and 50% discount for ONE companion
Disabled customers: NO discount but 50% discount for ONE companion
Full-time students: 50% discount (with valid proof)
Job Seekers, Income Support Benefit: 50% discount (with valid proof)
BSO staff: 50% discount with green BSO ID card


Group booking discount available:
10% discount for groups 10+
20% discount for groups 20+
30% discount for groups 30+


For phone bookings please call: 0844 453 9028
Or call our BSO booking line on: 0239 387 0211
(Open mon - fri 9.30am - 2.30pm)

Cafe Our popular Café Guildhall & fully stocked bars will be open for dinner before shows and during intervals. Read More
Car Parking Discounted parking tickets are available online or at the box office.
Drinking Kindly note no flash photography or iPads are allowed, and neither is externally bought drinks or any liquids - only certain food will be allowed. See our House Rules for more info.
Booking Fee Kindly note the advertised price includes a booking fee (BF) of 12%. More information

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