JOSEF STRAUSS
Sport Polka
Steeplechase Polka
ROSSINI
William Tell Overture
JOHANN STRAUSS II
Wine, Women and Song
KREISLER
Schön Rosmarin, Liebesleid and Liebesfreud

Plus lots of seasonal favourites by J STRAUSS II including
Emperor Waltz
Overture to Die Fledermaus
Blue Danube

Let the Scottish Chamber Orchestra take the reins this New Year’s Day!  With a sporting twist to this year’s programme, conductor and violinist Joseph Swensen will have you galloping through classical music’s finest waltzes and polkas. There’s also a touch of romance with Kreisler’s gorgeous love songs. Brush off the Christmas festivities and start 2018 the way you mean to go on, with great music and good company!

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Joseph Swensen
Conductor / Violin
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Joseph Swensen is Conductor Emeritus of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada and Artistic Partner of the Northwest Sinfonietta (USA). Sharing his time between conducting and violin playing, Swensen is also Professor of Music (violin) at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and has been appointed Visiting Professor (violin) at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

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