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Tue 10 Nov 2015

Royal Festival Hall, London

Schiff’s Schumann

Time: 7:00pm

Admission: £10 - £60

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Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Scottish
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor

Sir András Schiff conductor/piano


Following his triumphant debut two seasons ago, András Schiff returns to the OAE. In the first half of this concert he’ll direct two of Mendelssohn’s best-loved pieces, both inspired by his travels around Scotland, with the dark opening bars of his vivid Scottish symphony being inspired by Holyrood Palace. In the second half András takes to the keyboard for Schumann’s eloquent piano concerto

 


OAE Extras at 5.45pm, auditorium, free admission 

Stephen Carpenter, previous OAE Chief Executive, and now of Mendelssohn in Scotland, talks about the composer’s travels in Scotland and the composition of the Scottish Symphony.

 

Venue details

This venue has disabled access. Nearest National Rail: Waterloo, Waterloo East and Charing Cross Nearest Underground: Waterloo and Embankment
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