Concerts & Tickets

Faure Requiem

Tickets: £11.50 - £25 (concessions available)
  • Wagner
  • Schreker
  • Fauré

“…A very human feeling of faith in eternal rest”, was what Fauré hoped to capture in his Requiem. He hated the fire and brimstone settings, and in movements such as the famous ‘Pie Jesu’ he communicates a precious air of peace and consolation instead. Ticciati brings it together with Wagner’s touching love token and a beautiful rarity from the time of World War I. Schreker belonged to the world of Mahler, Strauss and Korngold. He mostly wrote opera, and this chamber symphony has a theatrical, lyrical sweep to it. If his name is unfamiliar that could be because, like so many musicians, he was persecuted by the Nazis and fell into obscurity.

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Robin Ticciati is guaranteed to capture the ethereal beauty and tranquillity of Fauré’s Requiem in a performance with the Orchestra and Chorus.

Faure Requiem

Tickets: £9.50 - £20 (concessions available)
  • Wagner
  • Schreker
  • Fauré

“…A very human feeling of faith in eternal rest”, was what Fauré hoped to capture in his Requiem. He hated the fire and brimstone settings, and in movements such as the famous ‘Pie Jesu’ he communicates a precious air of peace and consolation instead. Ticciati brings it together with Wagner’s touching love token and a beautiful rarity from the time of World War I. Schreker belonged to the world of Mahler, Strauss and Korngold. He mostly wrote opera, and this chamber symphony has a theatrical, lyrical sweep to it. If his name is unfamiliar that could be because, like so many musicians, he was persecuted by the Nazis and fell into obscurity.

Mozart at the Piano

Wed 6th Apr

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19:30, Ayr Town Hall
Tickets: Single tickets will be available from 30 August
  • Haydn
  • Mozart
  • Mozart
  • Haydn

Levin is rare among star soloists: he brings not only his excellent musicianship to all he does, but also his fascination with how Mozart and Haydn themselves would have performed their music. Here he splits up Haydn’s symphony so that it both opens and closes the evening – something Haydn would have taken for granted. He also performs not one but two of Mozart’s great concertos from the mid-1780s, offering a rich contrast between the dramatic weight of the C minor against the lyrical brilliance of the G major.

Mozart at the Piano II

Tickets: £9 - £27 (concessions available)
  • Haydn
  • Mozart
  • Mozart
  • Haydn

Levin is rare among star soloists: he brings not only his excellent musicianship to all he does, but also his fascination with how Mozart and Haydn themselves would have performed their music. Here he splits up Haydn’s symphony so that it both opens and closes the evening – something Haydn would have taken for granted. He also performs not one but two of Mozart’s great concertos from the mid-1780s, offering a rich contrast between the dramatic weight of the C minor against the lyrical brilliance of the G major.

Mozart at the Piano II

Tickets: £11.50 - £25 (concessions available)
  • Haydn
  • Mozart
  • Mozart
  • Haydn

Levin is rare among star soloists: he brings not only his excellent musicianship to all he does, but also his  fascination with how Mozart and Haydn themselves would have performed their music. Here he splits up Haydn’s symphony so that it both opens and closes the evening – something Haydn would have taken for granted. He also performs not one but two of Mozart’s great concertos from the mid-1780s, offering a rich contrast between the dramatic weight of the C minor against the lyrical brilliance of the G major.

Musical Toybox

Tickets: £11.50 - £25 (concessions available)
  • Mussorgsky
  • Schumann
  • Debussy

Every time Knussen comes to the SCO a special magic happens: a great composer and orchestrator as well as conductor, he makes orchestral colour glow as few others can. It is a joy to the ear, and Debussy’s box of toys offers a perfect opportunity to revel in it. Unusually, he has paired Debussy with Schumann’s cello concerto – a late piece, autumnal in every sense, with its lovely melodic fantasy. To open, Knussen’s own take on one of Debussy’s favourite Russian composers.

BBC Radio 3

This performance will be recorded for broadcast by BBC Radio 3's Performance on 3.

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Symphonic Opera

Tickets: £10.50 - £19.50 (concessions available)
  • Mozart
  • Mozart
  • Mozart
  • Rossini
  • Haydn

Favourite arias by two of the greatest operatic composers of their respective ages sung by an acclaimed young mezzo of the moment. This concert is a must for any opera lover – and it comes with the symphonic bonus of Haydn’s hugely entertaining ‘Bear’ symphony, full of rustic influences. Mozart’s ‘Haffner’ symphony, on the other hand, is a suitably grand work written for one of the grandest of the great Salzburg families.

Symphonic Opera

Tickets: £9 - £27 (concessions available)
  • Mozart
  • Mozart
  • Mozart
  • Rossini
  • Haydn

Favourite arias by two of the greatest operatic composers of their respective ages sung by an acclaimed young mezzo of the moment. This concert is a must for any opera lover – and it comes with the symphonic bonus of Haydn’s hugely entertaining ‘Bear’ symphony, full of rustic influences. Mozart’s ‘Haffner’ symphony, on the other hand, is a suitably grand work written for one of the grandest of the great Salzburg families.

Symphonic Opera

Tickets: £11.50 - £25 (concessions available)
  • Mozart
  • Mozart
  • Mozart
  • Rossini
  • Haydn

Favourite arias by two of the greatest operatic composers of their respective ages sung by an acclaimed young mezzo of the moment. This concert is a must for any opera lover – and it comes with the symphonic bonus of Haydn’s hugely entertaining ‘Bear’ symphony, full of rustic influences. Mozart’s ‘Haffner’ symphony, on the other hand, is a suitably grand work written for one of the grandest of the great Salzburg families.

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