Classical Season 2015/16

Opening Concert

Sage One

Pre-concert talk from 6.30pm. Buses from Alnwick, Carlisle, Hexham.

SIBELIUS Andante festivo (4’)
MOZART Symphony No.25 (24’)
ERKKI-SVEN TÜÜR Insula Deserta (9’)
GRIEG Piano Concerto (30’)

Lars Vogt conductor
Royal Northern Sinfonia

We start our musical journeys with Lars Vogt in his first concert as Music Director. Explore the lay of the land with Sibelius’ rhapsodic Andante Festivo, Mozart’s ‘turning-point’ symphony, plus Grieg’s glittering concerto.

Part of the following Musical Journeys:
Reclaiming Mozart
Sibelius and the Musical North

Part of Sibelius and the Musical North

‘The North’ stands out for its undulating terrain and strong folk traditions, no matter where in the world, so it’s no wonder so much idiomatic music pours out from these regions. No composer evokes in his music his surroundings like Sibelius – his quintessentially Finnish...

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Part of Reclaiming Mozart

Mozart’s music today is too often abandoned to the commercialism of chocolate boxes and ‘Mozart for Babies’ CDs, ignoring the far more complex and dramatic context within which it was written. While many of his compositions were premiered to the applause of archdukes, kings...

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Part of Classical Season 2015/16

Make your own way through the classical music landscape with Royal Northern Sinfonia. Click here for an overview of the 2015/16 Classical Season

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