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A Scottish Fantasy

January 19 @ 8:00 pm - January 21 @ 5:00 pm

$33 - $67

We are breaking out the bagpipes for 2018 with a concert of music inspired by the vibrant country of Scotland! Maxwell Davies’ An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise is a vivid depiction of a joyous wedding celebration, gloriously concluding with a bagpiper performing in full Scottish regalia. Bruch’s four-movement Scottish Fantasy, pays homage to Scottish folk melodies including “Auld Rob Morris,” “The Dusty Miller,” “I’m a’Doon for Lack o’ Johnnie,” and the patriotic anthem “Scots Wha Hae.” Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3, “Scottish,” is the result of the composer’s preoccupation with Scottish history, and his visit to the ruins of Holyrood Chapel in Edinburgh while on Grand Tour in 1829, calling to mind the wild romantic landscapes of the north, at the same time stormy and jubilant. Conducted by Stefan Sanderling, with guest Gareth Johnson on violin and Mike MacNintch on highland bagpipes.

Details

Start:
January 19 @ 8:00 pm
End:
January 21 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$33 - $67
Event Category:
Website:
https://hartfordsymphony.org/concerts/scottish-fantasy/

Venue

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
Phone:
860-987-6000
Website:
bushnell.org

Organizer

Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Phone:
860-987-5900
Website:
www.hartfordsymphony.org