Sun, 24 Apr

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Assembly Hall

Romantic Classics

Wonderful works by Beethoven, Bruch and Mendelssohn.

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Romantic Classics

Time & Location

24 Apr, 14:45

Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Rd, Worthing BN11 1HQ, UK

About the Event

https://wtm.uk/events/wso-romantic-classics/

Beethoven                 Egmont Overture Bruch                      Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor Mendelssohn            Symphony No. 3 in A minor ‘Scottish’

Soloist: CRISTIAN GRAJNER DE SA (violin)

Conductor: HILARY DAVAN WETTON

Hilary Davan Wetton will be joined by rising violin star Cristian Grajner de Sa to play one of the most popular violin concertos of all time - Bruch’s First Concerto in G minor. Born in 1994 to Italian and Portuguese parents, Christian was awarded the Royal Academy of Music’s Leverhulme Scholarship aged just 13.

Beethoven’s Egmont Overture powerfully and beautifully tells the story of Count Egmont’s resistance to the Spanish Inquisition (for which he paid with his life), while Mendelssohn’s Third Symphony (Scottish) was inspired by the composer’s visit to the rugged ruins of Holyrood:

“We went, in the deep twilight, to the palace of Holyrood, where Queen Mary lived and loved…”

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